We're 80 years young


On Friday the 14th of October 1931, the radio landscape of Perth changed for ever as 6PR broadcast for the first time.

We want you to be part of the celebrations and to help fill in some of the blanks.

You can leave a message or favorite moment from 6pr's 80 years below.

If you have a photo of an event or moment involving 6pr send it in via email on the link below with a brief description and we will add it to our photo gallery.

You can even help us identify some of the people and personalities in the photos that we have put up already.

Enjoy the stories and help us share the memories as we look forward to the next 80 years being your most trusted radio station.

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7 comments so far

  • I have been listening to 6pr for 17 years (since I was 18)
    Have always enjoyed it and want to wish you guys a happy 80 year anniversary and another 80 years to come.

    Phillip Borwn
    Date and time
    October 13, 2011, 12:52PM
    • i will be listening in the tomorrow morning untill 3:00pm tomorrow
      my favourite people are graham maybury and steve mills.
      i have been listing to 6pr for 18 years. and i have a digital radio.

      matt calkin
      Date and time
      October 13, 2011, 6:05PM
      • First I'd like to wish you a HAPPY "BIG 80" BIRTHDAY, an let you know the reason I know its your birthday is because my husband woke me up to the sounds of the lap top keyboard tapping away. I hugged him good morning, and the first thing he said was "its 6PR's 80th Birthday today I just sent them a message"...I laughed and said "are you serious?" and he said "You married 6PR when you married me baby!"....Just had to let you know...

        Diana Watson
        Date and time
        October 14, 2011, 6:00AM
        • Mum EILEEN (85)& myself have the radio on nearly 24 hrs everyday since 1960 after coming from Kalgoorlie & listening to George Chapman
          Happy 80th to your wonderful station & annoncer

          bev & eileen
          Date and time
          October 14, 2011, 9:09AM
          • Congratulations on your 80th birthday. It would be great if you could issue a CD to commemorate this momentous event. I hope you all have a great day of celebrations. Here's to the next 80 years (I doubt if I'll be around to celebrate that!)

            James Daly
            Date and time
            October 14, 2011, 11:14AM
            • I have fond memories of Sunday gold witch was on Sundays in 1980's and early 1990's. I wish u guys bring that show back and congrats on turning 80 u are Perth's number 1 station to me. I wish Tony Mac could have John Blackman on for longer Say 3hrs once a week.
              Darren Ward

              Darren Ward
              Date and time
              October 14, 2011, 7:05PM
              • Happy 80th Birthday ''6PR'', i've listen to the station via online and really like listening to it, I hope you all have a very wonderful 80th birthday and keep it on the air for 80 more years!!

                Anwar Washington
                Date and time
                October 19, 2011, 4:20PM

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