Mr Russell Woolf
Russell Woolf was the presenter of 720 ABC Perth’s Breakfast program on local radio.
He was educated in Perth and spent more than 10 years involved in a youth group both as a member and a leader. Russell studied at UWA and Curtin University, went into his family business for a few years and then was accepted into the broadcasting course at the WA Academy of Performing Arts. His radio work took him to Esperance, Kalgoorlie and Karratha before returning to Perth and the ABC.
Russell was supportive of the work of the Commissioner for Children and Young People and in his position in the media, he worked to ensure children and young people are given a voice and are heard in the community, by interviewing children and young people, and those that work to support and nurture their wellbeing.
Russell passed away in 2021.