Topic archives: tally room

Rundle: bring back the election night tally rooms of old!

March 9, 2018 11

The digital revolution has made the tally rooms unnecessary, and we are worse off for it.

‘It’s all a hallucination’: the death of the election tally room

May 20, 2013 2

Channel Seven and Channel Nine have said they won't be calling this year's election from the famous tally room -- will the ABC follow suit?

Green: My love for the dead tally room

December 1, 2010

There is a romance about tally rooms, left over from the days of the old wooden tally board and a room buzzing with action. But these days the National Tally Room is just a backdrop for television networks, admits ABC's election analyst Antony Green.

Election night ruckus threatens tally room’s future

November 27, 2007 2

Has the "no boring bits" approach to election night coverage from Seven and Nine killed off the idea of the central tally room in Canberra for future federal elections? asks Glenn Dyer.