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Gary Roberts among radio's Australia Day honours

Sunday 26 January, 2020
96fm's Gary Roberts awarded and AM

Mr Gary Phillip ROBERTS WA, AM: For significant service to the broadcast media, particularly to radio. 

Gary Roberts is justifiably called the father of FM Radio in Perth having successfully manged all three of the major commercial networks. He is currently back to where it all started, on his second stint, at 96FM as Managing Director. Read more...

Mr Carter EDWARDS NSW, OAM: For service to the broadcast media, particularly to radio. 

After 20 years on Newcastle radio you can tune in to Carter Edwards across the 2SM Supernetwork every Saturday & Sunday evening from 6 until midnight with six hours of talkback, tunes and chuckles as he talks to his audience that is scattered across New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and the Northern Territory. A potential 7 million listeners. Read more...

Mr John Winter PICKUP QLD OAM: For service to the community as a regional radio broadcaster. 

Mr Pickup spent close to 60 years of his life devoted to a broadcast career, he says, he fell into by accident, starting at the ABC in Mackay, It all began after he attended a program in Sydney called the 'Rumpus Room'. Read more...

Dr Robyn WILLIAMS NSW AO: For distinguished service to science as a journalist, radio presenter and author, and to education. 

Dr Williams AO (born 30 January 1944) is a science journalist and  broadcaster resident in Australia who has hosted the Science Show on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation since 1975, Ockham's Razor (created 1984) and In Conversation (created 1997). He has a regular program, The Science Show, on Radio National. Read more...


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