Carole Miller, OAM

Carole had a distinguished career in media. Beginning as children’s announcer 2WG Wagga; to London’s Radio Luxembourg; a ‘pirate’ on Radio 270 in the North Sea; introduced talkback to Canberra on 2CA; Sydney radio’s first female executive as Program Manager 2GB and Producer radio World Series Cricket; the ‘voice’ of TCN Channel 9; then built the first FM station in Darwin.

She began with ABC Queensland at Toowoomba, followed by talkback on 4QR Brisbane, ABC Townsville, then Regional Program Manager ABC Far North Cairns. Lastly, a member of the ABC National Advisory Council 2000-2004.

Carole was adviser or member of over a hundred professional, community and industry bodies, including Chairman Centenary of Federation NT 1998-2002; Chairman Australia Day Council NT 1994-2004.

Proudest achievements Territorian of the Year 1998; Order of Australia Medal ‘for services to Australian broadcasting’ 1999.

Retired: Convenor FNQ, Order of Australia Association, she’s finally writing her memoirs.

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