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Tribute to Jack Wong Sue

Posted by ken On November - 16 - 2009

Most of you may already have heard but for those who worked at Channel 9 in the old days, you will be saddened to hear of the passing (today) of JACK WONG SUE.     Jack was known as the Host of the Channel 9 program called Down Under. The following has been passed to me by […]

OBITUARY – BRIAN JOHN COULTER

Posted by ken On October - 4 - 2009

OBITUARY BRIAN JOHN COULTER IT IS WITH AN OVERWHELMING SADNESS THAT I MUST INFORM YOU THAT BRIAN DIED AFTER SURGERY AT ST JOHN OF GOD HOSPITAL, SUBIACO, ON FRIDAY NIGHT. TO SAY THAT HIS PASSING IS A SHOCK IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT. HE ENTERED HOSPITAL LATE ON FRIDAY MORNING FOR WHAT APPEARED TO BE ‘TRICKY’ BUT […]

Peter Conroy (on the right) with Bob Mercer (who was STWs first General Manager) at a Sales Seminar in 1969. (Marie Breckinridge was taking notes of the meeting) – Photo courtesy of June Holmes The lower pic shows the late Milton Francis (Melbourne Representative), the late Harvey Bean (Managing Director Bean-Birrell Advertising) the late Peter […]

Brian Treasure Tribute

Posted by ken On April - 7 - 2009

Brian Treasure died in 1992. The following obituary was published across the Community Newspapers. It was written by Darcy Farrell, who, at the time, was an editor with the Community group. Page 6 – News Chronicle August 26, 1992 When Brian Treasure was in hospital, his mind was as electric as ever. He was questioning […]

Lloyd Lawson Tribute

Posted by ken On April - 4 - 2009

Lloyd Lawson Lloyd Lawson was born in Kalgoorlie on 18th of October 1922, and died in Perth on 19th of November 2004. Lloyd was the oldest of three children of Doris and George Lawson, who had a drapery shop in Corrigin (years later an STW workmate, Publicity & Programs Manager June Holmes, pointed out that […]

Bob Cribb Tribute

Posted by ken On March - 29 - 2009

The following is the eulogy that Darcy Farrell (TVW’s first News Editor) gave at Bob Cribb’s funeral on December 5th, 2008. Darcy believes that in the overall TVW7 story Bob should be remembered as a valuable pioneer who, more than anything, was a colourful character. Bob Cribb I spoke to Bob just a couple of […]

Jim Atkinson Tribute

Posted by ken On March - 28 - 2009

Friends of the late Jim Atkinson pay tribute to a much loved friend, colleague and entertainer. Audrey Long (nee Barnaby) and Coralie Condon advised that Jim Atkinson started in Albany Radio 6VA and later moved to Perth Radio 6PR, and also played in a band, whilst both Gordon McColl and Colm O’Doherty mentioned that Jim […]


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