Veteran Shepparton Radio and TV identity Ken Pappy Austin has passed away at the age of 86. Ken had been ill for the past three months and died at Goulburn Valley Base Hospital yesterday morning. Since retiring from GMV6, Ken became very much part of Goulburn Valley community station ONE FM.
Ken Austin got his start in radio at Warraguls 3UL in 1941 before it was interupted by World War 2. Upon returning home from the war he resumed his radio career at 3UL before heading to 3SR in the late 1940's. Shepparton News article here
Below Ken talks on his entry into radio