Awards & Winners

Reg Ansett

Date of Birth 13-February-1909
Place of Birth Inglewood
(Australia, Victoria)
Also know as Sir Reginald Ansett
Sir Reginald Myles "Reg" Ansett KBE was an Australian businessman and aviator. He was best known for founding Ansett Transport Industries Limited, which owned one of Australia's two leading domestic airlines between 1957 and 2001. He also established a number of other business enterprises including Ansett Pioneer coachlines, Ansett Freight Express, Ansair coachbuilders, Gateway Hotels, Diner's Club Australia, Biro Bic Australia and the ATV-0 television station in Melbourne and TVQ-0 in Brisbane which later became part of Network Ten. ATI also bought out Avis Rent-a-Car and had a 50 per cent interest in Associated Securities Limited. In late 1979, mainly due to the collapse of ASL, Ansett lost control of the company to Sir Peter Abeles of TNT and Rupert Murdoch of News Corporation who became joint managing directors.

Awards by Reg Ansett

Check all the awards nominated and won by Reg Ansett.


Logie Special Award
(For Pioneering Australia's First World Championship Boxing Telecast)