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Vale 'The Princess' Caroline Laws

Monday 24 February, 2020

It has been announced this morning on the Talk Back To Me program with Marcus Paul, on 2SM and the Supernetwork, that John Laws’ beloved wife Caroline, whom he referred to as “The Princess,” has passed away after a long battle with cancer.

Paul has posted on social media:


“John first met the love of his life at the tender age of 16. At the time Caroline was 14, and they met at a dance at a mutual friend’s Lindfield home in around 1951.

Vale Mal Hedstrom

Thursday 20 February, 2020

Mal Hedstrom worked at 2XL, 5RM, 6KY, 2SM, 2KO, 2HD, 2NX, 2NM, 2PK/ROK FM, SUNFM Mildura, KO-FM/Triple M Newcastle. He also worked as Malcolm Alan at 2XL and 5RM.

Vale Peter McMurray 'Croc'

Thursday 20 February, 2020

Illawarra broadcaster Peter ‘Croc’ McMurray died on February 10 after a few years of illness.
He was 77 years old.

Peter Hand shared these memories of Peter:

“Many who’d worked in Illawarra would know his unique larrikin persona.

Vale Rod Christopher

Thursday 13 February, 2020

Rod Christopher has passed away.

Wayne McCardell has kindly supplied radioinfo with his memories of Rod Christopher.

I’ve since been in contact with Rod’s daughter Lissa who confirmed, "Dad had bronchial pneumonia just two weeks before he died. It is likely that the bushfire smoke made him vulnerable to the original infection as it was fierce in this region for quite a while from about November.

Grant Goldman funeral details

Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Grant Goldman passed away last week. His funeral will be held this Friday 11.30 am

Vale Bob Hughes

Wednesday 08 January, 2020
Bob Hughes has passed away after an 18 month battle with cancer, aged 67.

His partner Emily posted this message on her facebook page:

My heart aches but I am so glad for the gift of 12 years with this marvellous man. Kind and curious, thoughtful and enthusiastic. He was my Dalai Farmer.

The most romantic man I ever knew. He never stopped courting me.

Those who knew him are invited to raise a glass in his honour at the Friend in Hand (58 Cowper St, Glebe) at 3pm, Sunday 19th January.

Vale 2WEB’s May Watkins

Friday 03 January, 2020
FUNERAL DETAILS: 10am Thursday 16 January at Bourke Christian Church.

Vale Sammy Power

Tuesday 17 December, 2019

She was delightful and always lit up the room...

Radio presenter Sammy Power has died aged 55.

Sammy studied at AFTRS and began her career on air with a brief stint in regional radio, before getting her break in Sydney hosting breakfast on Mix 106.5 (now KIIS).

She was teamed with Jason Bouman with good ratings success in the early 2000s.

She left Mix in a format reshuffle, then worked at Wave FM Wollongong.

Vale ABC Producer Peter McCormack

Monday 02 December, 2019

Former ABC Producer Peter McCormack passed away yesterday after a long illness.

Born in Victoria, Peter began his media career producing Mike Walsh's tv show, then joined the ABC for a short stint in Melbourne, before leaving media to be a road manager for musician Earl Grant.

Vale musician Martin Armiger

Sunday 01 December, 2019
Australian musician and composer Martin Armiger has passed away.

Martin was lead guitarist of band The Sports in the 1970s, which had the hit single Who LIstens to the Radio, and many other rocks hits between 1976 and 1981.

He wrote music for radio and television, and was a well known screen music composer.


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