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Queensland Mourns Broadcasting Great

Victor P Taffa

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman has paid his respects to veteran radio announcer Haydn Sargent.

The much-loved media personality passed away peacefully this morning after a long battle with illness.

“On behalf of my Government and the people of Queensland I extend my condolences to Mr. Sargent’s family.” Premier Newman said.

“Mr. Sargent was a pioneer of talkback radio, becoming a household name in the 1970’s.”

“He had a loyal following of listeners who would hang on every word.”

“He will be mourned by his wife Norma, his five children and nine grandchildren.” Premier Newman said.


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