Hall of Fame

Charles Moses

1900 - 1988

The English-born Moses migrated to Victoria at 22. His soft British accent earned him an audition as a sports announcer for the ABC.

He had a quick rise and was general manager for 30 years until 1965. He supervised the establishment of Australia's first national television network in time for the 1956 Olympics.

He was the star commentator for the famous synthetic broadcasts of the 1934 Tests from England, the driving force behind Prime Minister Curtin's determination for the ABC to develop an Australian national consciousness and culture and shepherded the development of State orchestras.

Against the wishes of some other managers, he backed the establishment of Four Corners.

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