Queen’s Birthday Honours: Radio

Six Australians from the radio industry have been named on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, receiving Order of Australia awards.


Philip Stuart BRADY, Kew Vic 3101

For service to the broadcast media industry. Service includes:

Broadcaster, Radio 3AW, since 1970s.

Host, Concentration’, Everybody’s Talking’, Nine Network, 1960s.

Host, Moneymakers, Junior Moneymakers’, Casino Ten’, Get the Message’, Password’, Network Ten, 1970s.

Member, Patrons’ Council, Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria, over 10 years. Australia Day Ambassador.

Awards and recognition includes:

Commercial Radio Australia:

Co-Recipient, Best On-Air Team in Australia’, Australian Commercial Radio Awards, 4 occasions.

Co-Recipient, ‘Best Networked Program’, Australian Commercial Radio Awards, 2003.Ms Anne 


Anne Shirley WILLS, Adelaide SA 5000

For service to the broadcast media in South Australia.

Service includes:

South Australian Television Personality and Entertainer.

Holds the record for the most number of Logie Awards won – 19 awards.

Channel Nine:

Starred in the 1964 Telethon Quest.

Started as Weather Girl in 1965.

Has appeared on a range of television shows including ‘ In Melbourne Tonight’, ‘The Bert Newton Show’, ‘Good Morning Australia’, ‘A.M. Adelaide’, ‘Movie Scene’, ‘Close Up with Willsy’ and ‘Clapper Board’.

Channel Seven:

Weather Presenter – Seven Nightly News Adelaide.

Presenter, weekly afternoon segment, Five AA- Adelaide AM Radio Station.

Presenter, weekly movie review, on ‘Sundo’s Big Breakfast’ program, Five MU, Murray Bridge, current.


Scott Victor LEVI, Gosford NSW 2250

For service to the broadcast media industry, and to the community.

Service includes:

Presenter, ABC Radio Central Coast, since 2003. Former Presenter, 2WG Wagga Wagga.


Volunteer, Central Coast Cancer Council, since 2002. Patrol Member, Terrigal Surf Life Saving Club.

Awards and recognition includes:

Recipient, Premier’s Award for Community Service, 1990.


David Gregory MANN OAM, Mount Macedon Vic 3441

For significant service to the community of Victoria, particularly through charitable organisations, to business, and to the promotions and marketing sector.

Service includes: Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation: Chairman, since 2016.

Deputy-Chair, 2013-2016.

Board Member, since 2012.

Life Member, 2009.

Chairman, Victoria Police, Blue Ribbon Day Committee, since 1998.

Member, Australasian Police and Emergency Services Games Advisory Board, 2012.

Melbourne City Council:

Director, The Queen Victoria Market Board, since 2012.

Member, Moomba Festival Board, 2011.

Member, Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation Fundraising and Marketing Committee, 2011-2016. Member, Support Act Victoria Board, 2012-2015.

The Production Company: Board Member, since 2016. Supporter, since 1999.

Chairman, Entertainment Assist, since 2017.

Board Member, Connected Communities Melbourne Foundation, since 2017. Board Member, Caroline Chisholm Education Foundation, since 2016.

Board Member, Chisholm Institute, since 2016.

Chairman, Mt Macedon Memorial Cross Reserve Committee of Management, since 2013.

Member, State Advisory Board, Starlight Children’s Charity Victoria, 2011-2014. Life Member, International Order of Old Bastards, 2016.

Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors, since 1988.

Patron, Life Education Victoria, since 2017.

Community Patron, Neighbourhood Watch Victoria, since 2013. Ambassador, Healthy Parks-Healthy People International Congress, 2010. Ambassador, Australia Day Committee Victoria, 2008.

Ambassador, Victoria’s Small Business Festival.

Ambassador, Marsh Foundation, current.

Principal, Mann Promotions Pty Ltd, current.

Inaugural Ambassador, Small Business Mentoring Service, 2016.

Ministerial Advisory Council for Small Business: Former Chair, Marketing Sub-committee. Member (Victoria), current.

Former Chairman.

Radio Station 3AW:

Manager, Promotions and Marketing, 1994 until 2016. Past Production Manager.

Past Creative Director.

Member, since 1973.

Awards and recognition includes:

Recipient, Life Education Richard Williams OAM Award, 2016.

Recipient, Ambulance Victoria Chief Executive Officer Commendation, 2015. Recipient, 41 Club Tony Charlton Award, 2013.

Recipient, Sir John Reid Community Service Award, Rotary Club of Melbourne, 2004. Recipient, MFB Chief Fire Officer Commendation, 1994.


Helen Margaret JENNINGS, South Yarra Vic 3141

For service to music, particularly through community radio. Service includes:

PBS 106.7FM Community Radio (Melbourne): Host, Roots of Rhythm program, since 1987.

Melbourne Blues Appreciation Society:

Co-Founder, 1990.

Treasurer and Promotions Officer, 2 years.

Project Officer, Youth in Blues initiative.

Judging Panel Member, Blues Challenge, for 17 years and Victoria/Tasmania Blues Awards, 15 years.

Life Member, 2008.

Wangaratta Jazz and Blues Festival: Stage Manager, Blues Stage, 1991-2017. Life Member, 2013.

Treasurer, Victorian Jazz Club, 15 years and Life Member, 1988.

Festival Coordinator, Melbourne Jazz Co-Operative, 5 years.

Judging Panel Member, The Age Music Victoria Genre Awards, for 5 years and the ARIAS Blues Genre, 15 years.

Awards and recognition includes:

Recipient, Mick Geyer Award, PBS 106.7FM Community Radio, 2015 and Certificate of Appreciation, 2018.

Recipient, Alan Stafford Award, Victorian Blues Music Awards, 2004.



Steve William PRICE,  Townsville, 4810, Queensland.

For service to the broadcast media, and to the community of Townsville.

Service includes: Breakfast Shift Announcer, 4TO FM (Townsville), current.

Townsville Community Council: Community Ambassador, current.
Member, Greening Townsville Campaign, current.

Supporter, Octopus Foundation, current.

Supporter, Foodbank North Queensland, current.

Former Supporter, Ronald McDonald House.

Serves as a Master of Ceremonies at a range of local events.

Awards and recognition includes: Recipient, Bob Hale Hall of Fame, Queensland Multi-Media Awards, 2016.




Glenn A BAKER, Winmalee, NSW,  2777
Music Historian

For significant service to the entertainment industry through promoting, preserving and documenting popular music culture.




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