Historical information

This is an Australian radio licence issued in 1962. Radio licences in Australia were subject to a fee payable to the Commonwealth of Australia from 1923 to 1974. The fee in 1962 was £2-15-0 ($5.50). In the 1970s TV and radio licences could be combined at a cost of about £26 ($52). This licence was issued to a member of the Stasinowsky family who resided in Warrnambool.


This item is retained as an example of an Australian radio licence issued locally.

Physical description

This is a buff-coloured piece of paper with a pink edging at the top, printing, a stamp and a handwritten signature. The left edge shows signs of being torn from a pad.

Inscriptions & markings

A Broadcast Listener’s Licence