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Vale Tony Featherstone

Saturday 02 February, 2019
Radio and tv reporter and voiceover announcer Tony Featherstone has passed away after a short illness.

Vale Paul Ricketts

Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Voice over artist Paul Ricketts passed away last month in Sydney.
Paul was well known as an imaging voice for many stations, including 2CH in the ‘Good Music’ era of the 1970s.
He was also the corporate voice for Air New Zealand and more recently Foxtel’s History Channel, and many other outlets.
On air he was known as Scott Newman when he was on the “Brighter 2UE” and was represented by RMK Voices.
Colleagues have paid tribute to Paul on social media. 

Dierdre Cobbin Memorial service details

Monday 22 October, 2018

A Memorial Service for community radio broadcast Deirdre Cobbin will be held tomorrow afternoon.

Dierdre's partner has sent us this messasge to pass on to friends and colleagues who would like to attend.

Dr Deirdre Cobbin recently passed away comfortably at home. Her memorial service will be held at

Vale Dierdre Cobbin: FUNERAL DETAILS

Tuesday 16 October, 2018

2SER presenter Dierdre Cobbin (known on air as Ruby Vincent) passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on Sunday night. She had been battling muscular dystrophy for many years

Her funeral wil be held on:

Vale Ray Bean

Wednesday 08 August, 2018

Iconic radio programmer and manager Ray Bean has died.

He was admitted to hospital on Saturday night following a suspected stroke and passed away this afternoon.

Ray began his career at 2TM and then moved to 2VM in the same network.

He moved to 2KY and was PD at Funtastic 2UW, then became the first General Manager of 3MP when it launched in 1976.

Vale Darren Madigan

Friday 15 June, 2018

Queensland broadcaster Darren Madigan has passed away in Far North Queensland this afternoon, after a long illness.

Following a successful career as a rep for the movie industry, Darren turned his hand to broadcasting.    

His passion and love for sport led to a successful sports program on Logan Radio 101FM, which later moved to the ABC on the Gold Coast.   

ABC Coast Grandstand was a popular show fABC Gold Coast, becoming the number one rated program for the station.

Vale Jillian Hocking

Thursday 09 November, 2017

Former ABC Journalist and world renowned journalism trainer Jillian Hocking has passed away after 2 years struggling with the disease glioblastoma.

Jillian worked as a journalist at ABC Radio National, trained journalists at SBS, and was Head of Radio Broadcasting for the United Nations in Afghanistan.

She also trained journalists in eastern Europe and the Arab world, before returning to become a highly regarded journalism academic in Melbourne.

Vale Bob Perry

Wednesday 20 September, 2017
One of Adelaide's best known radio and TV newsmen, Bob Perry has passed away.

Bob started in the mid 1960s hosting 5AD's Saturday Night show. He was also the station's weekend surf and shark patrol reporter and went on to do Breakfast news.

After a stint as a reporter and newsreader with ADS 7 he joined Nine where he eventually became News Editor and Chief of Staff.

He was also well known as Ken Sparkes' Man On The Street' when Ken hosted Breakfast on 5KA.

Vale Peter Luck

Thursday 07 September, 2017

Radio and television presenter Peter Luck has died at the age of 73, after battling cancer and Parkinson's disease.

Mostly known for his television work, Peter Luck also presented programs on ABC Sydney, when it was known as 2BL, and was regularly heard reporting from international assignments on radio news and current affairs programs.

Don Kinsey funeral details

Tuesday 05 September, 2017

The Funeral Service to honour the life of veteran voice over artist Don Kinsey AM will be held at

Eltham Community Centre,
801 Main Road, Eltham
this Thursday September 7
commencing at 10.00a.

It will be  followed by a private cremation.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the The Royal Children's Hospital.


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