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Listen To Older Voices : David Pepperell – Part 2


Rob Greaves
Rob Greaves
I have been with the Toorak Times since April 2012. I worked as Senior Editor of the Toorak Times for 10 years before retiring in 2012. I continue now as an occasional feature writer. I've been in the Australian music scene as a musician since 1964, and have worked in radio and TV and newspapers (when they were paper ), serious experience in audio editing, and a lot of video editing experience. I retired from paid radio work in 2022 and took up a position in the Education Centre at Puffing Billy
Listen To Older Voices : David Pepperell – Part 2 Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by 
Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the 
Toorak Times and Tagg.

Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principle of the program is to promote the concept of positive ageing, reinforcing the principle that older people have & continue to make a valuable contribution to both their local & wider community.

This is a Golden Moments Repeat program, where we have delved into our vault of treasured programs to bring you a story we believe is worth repeating

Welcome to the second of a 3-part program on the Life and Times of Baby Boomer, David Pepperell. Born in 1945 and brought up in a family lifestyle that he felt wasn’t for him, David quickly embraced the cultural changes of the 1960’s, becoming involved in singing in a band and immersing himself into music and culture whilst diving headfirst into the social changes which were washing over Australia.

Listen To Older Voices : David Pepperell – Part 2
The Union - David bottom right hand side

David also worked as an “underground” journalist as well as a rock journalist and in doing so had a first hand experience in the developing Melbourne pub-rock scene and all the side issues that went along with it. David has a very easy-going listening style and a sense of humour to go with it. He is very engaging and in this program we continue to share in his adventures and certainly share in his experiences of a period now some 50 years in our past, a period that has fast becoming part of our history.

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[Listen To Older Voices receives funding from the Commonwealth Government through the Commonwealth Home Support Program Program]


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