Vale Richard Neville

Oz Magazine co-founder Richard Neville has died.

The 74-year-old passed away after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

A social commentator and author, Neville who came to international prominence in the 60’s and 70’s with the creation of the notorious international magazine, was a guest speaker at the Commercial Radio Conference on the Gold Coast in 2011.

He spoke to delegates on where Australian society is headed and how the media will fit in. 

The provocative futurist  was diagnosed with early onset dementia in his 60s and lived out his years in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney.

He shared his final years in an interview with the ABC who have shared his reflections here.

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