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Here comes… The Original Southern Cross!

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It’s 1942 – the world is at war and radio serves many purposes, to provide information and to entertain. At home, in Australia, Commercial Radio was still relatively new, a little over a decade old. News Bulletins kept us in touch with what was happening around the globe and Radio serials were the everyman’s entertainment – the most popular of which was ‘The Southern Cross’, the adventures of a national hero who inspired a nation in the time of war. What happens when the fictional character that stirs a nation becomes a reality?

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