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Check your knowledge with these curious Australian regional commercial television facts. Hover over the question to reveal the answer.

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Which was the first Australian regional commercial television station to commence regular transmission?

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Which regional commercial station was known as the Two States Station due to the location of its studio and transmitter in separate states?

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What was the longest-running non-news program to be produced at a regional commercial television station?

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Which regional stations produced their own local versions of the international pre-school program Romper Room?

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Which regional station was completely destroyed by Cyclone Tracy in December 1974.

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Which regional station was the 'birthplace' of GWN7 mascot Doopa Dog?

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Which regional station was known as the 'Top of the Nation' station?

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Which regional station opened at 7pm on 7 September and broadcast on channel 7?

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Which regional station was the first Australian television station to cease trading because of financial difficulties?

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