Deposit N170 - Geoffrey Luck Collection

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AU NBAC N170

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Geoffrey Luck Collection

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  • 1972 - 1976; 2007 (Creation)

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0.2 m

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(c. 1931 -)

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Geoffrey Luck was a radio journalist for the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). He was based in Longreach, Queensland, 1953-1955; becoming a foreign correspondent in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 1957-1967; Northern Ireland and London. On his return to Sydney Luck was appointed Economics and Finance Correspondent with the News Division in early 1972. His duties included presenting the radio program, The Week in Business, until 1976. He completed an MBA at Macquarie University in 1975.

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Digital recordings on compact disc of ABC radio program, The Week in Business. The program started in 1969 and was presented by Geoffrey Luck from 1972-1976. A number of ABC journalists, both local and overseas correspondents, presented segments on the program including Paul Lyneham, Ben Sandilands, Shane O'Connor, Terry Brown, Neville Petersen, Roger Allebone, Warwick Blood, Peter Barnett, Colin Rudd, Jeff McMullen and Des Power. Includes a 2007 index to the recordings.

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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Copyright held by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation

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Entered from deposit description on 23 September 2011

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