Tamara Tonite

  title={Tamara Tonite},
  author={Yorick Smaal},
  journal={Queensland Review},
  pages={108 - 109}
  • Yorick Smaal
  • Published 1 July 2007
  • Political Science
  • Queensland Review
In the late 1990s and early 2000s, a locally produced program on community television took the GLBTIQ community by storm. Running for seven years on channel Briz31, Tamara Tonite appeared in, and produced, 365 episodes, interviewing many locally based and national personalities. The success of the show has not been matched by any other privately produced show on community television in Australia. Tamara initially took on the show to promote her own ‘dial a drag queen’ business, but TamaraTonite…