Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Media man for Australia Day ambassador

VICTORIAN "Senior Australian of the Year" Nigel Dick has been named as the Australia Day Ambassador to the Derwent Valley for 2010. Mr Dick, 82, from Camberwell, will visit New Norfolk for the local Australia Day observances on January 26.

During a long and distinguished career Nigel Dick has worked at the highest levels of the Australian television industry as a former chairman of HSV 7, Southern Cross Communications and chief executive of GTV 9, TCN 9 and the Broadcasting Corporation of New Zealand. He has also made an exceptional contribution as a volunteer with a number of charities. In 1979, he was instrumental in establishing Odyssey House, a residential rehabilitation program for people with a drug and alcohol addiction. More information about Mr Dick's career can be found here.

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