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TINCOG Media Archive

The TINCOG Media Archives is a chronological listing of various newspaper articles, radio interviews, and television segments relating to the Tingalpa Olympic Bids (2001 - present). Newer material towards the bottom of this page.

Wynnum Herald, May 9, 2001
Wynnum Herald, May 23, 2001
Sunday Mail, June 3, 2001
Brisbane Extra, June 6, 2001
Wynnum Herald, July 11, 2001
Wynnum Herald, July 18, 2001
Wynnum Herald, July 25, 2001
612 ABC Brisbane Radio, December 18, 2002
Triple M Brisbane Radio, March 29, 2003
Triple J Radio Interview, September 1, 2004
The London Metro, November 22, 2004
612 ABC Brisbane Radio, November 4, 2008
Brisbane Extra, November 12, 2008
4BC Radio Rod Tiley Interview, November 14, 2008
4BC Radio Breakfast Interview, November 19, 2008


The Unsuccessful 2008 Bid


Wynnum Herald, May 9, 2001 - front page


Wynnum Herald, May 9, 2001

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612 ABC Brisbane Radio,  May 17, 2001

Tingalpa's Olympic bid was mentioned on ABC Radio. The 6:45am quiz contained a question asking "Which Queensland town has applied for the 2008 Olympics?" - the correct answer was naturally "Tingalpa". The contestant got the question right. Presenter Rod Henshaw also had a few remarks to make.

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Wynnum Herald, May 23, 2001 - letters to the editor

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Sunday Mail, June 3, 2001

  

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Brisbane Extra, June 6, 2001


Rick Burnett introduces the segment.
 
Tom Carroll discusses the 2008 bid.

Promotional signage throughout the suburb.
 
A sceptical local casts doubt on TINCOG.

Channel Nine's Brisbane Extra does a story on TINCOG's 2008 Olympic bid.


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Wynnum Herald, July 11, 2001

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Wynnum Herald, July 18, 2001

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Wynnum Herald, July 25, 2001 - letters to the editor

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The Unsuccessful 2012 Bid


612 ABC Brisbane Radio, December 18, 2002


Photo taken on the 612 ABC Radio studio webcam.

Spencer, Juan, and Tom discuss the 2012 bid.

Presenter Spencer Howson interviews Tom Carroll and Juan Antonio Closque about plans being developed for the 2012 bid.

ABC Radio Story - Brisbane Suburb Tingalpa Bids for 2012 Olympics


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Triple M Brisbane Radio, March 29, 2003

Presenter Mel Anderson speaks to Tom Carroll about Tingalpa and the 2012 bid on The Real Estate Show.


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Triple J Radio Interview, September 1, 2004

TINCOG President Tom Carroll was today interviewed on Triple J, discussing the upcoming 2012 Olympic bid with Chris and Craig on the Today Today program.


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The London Metro, November 22, 2004

Scan courtesy of Sean Cranny, UK.

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The Upcoming 2016 Bid


612 ABC Brisbane Radio, November 4, 2008

Breakfast reporter Rebecca Levingston tours Olympic facilities with TINCOG President Tom Carroll, and Daffyd Youngo - Head of Watersports, Amenities, Catering, and Race Relations.


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Brisbane Extra, November 12, 2008

Channel Nine's Brisbane Extra does a story on TINCOG's 2016 Olympic bid.

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4BC Radio Rod Tiley Interview, November 14, 2008

Presenter Rod Tiley talks to Tom Carroll about preparations for the 2016 Olympic bid.


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4BC Radio Breakfast Interview, November 19, 2008

Peter Dick & Chris Adams discuss Tingalpa's upcoming bid.


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TINGALPA: KEY FACTS
  • Population: 9,000
  • Tingalpa is 9.5km east of the Brisbane CBD.
  • The only suburb of Brisbane to ever have applied for an Olympic Games three times.
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