It’s the WA event that runs around 26 hours non-stop and has attracted international guests such Sir Cliff Richard, Harry Connick Jr, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and Tina Turner.

Telethon is a straight-up institution in WA and it’s on again this weekend.

What are your memories of Telethon?

Agro, Jeff Newman, Daryl Braithwaite and Adriana Xenides on the Telethon panel in 1990 (Lost Telethon via Facebook)


Pat McDonald (Number 96, Sons and Daughters) takes a rather big donation in the Telethon Phone Room in 1975. Yes, that’s a ciggie in her hand. (Lost Telethon via Facebook)



Fat Cat and Friends in front of the 1984 Telethon Money Wall. (Lost Telethon via Facebook)


Rick Ardon a victim of the Phantom Flan Flinger on the 1989 Telethon panel (Lost Telethon via Facebook)


John Farnham, Jeff Newman and 1989 Telethon Child, Holly Clarke (Lost Telethon via Facebook)

On Thursday, Botica’s Bunch threw the phones open to hear Perth’s memories of Telethon…


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Telethon kicks off on Channel 7, October 24 & 25.

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