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  • Listen To Older Voices: Laurie Hookey -Part 1

    Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced Rob Greaves for Wesley Mission Victoria and podcast through the Toorak Times.


    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 principal 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 Moment repeat program, where we take a program from our vault of treasured memories and re-present it, so that the listeners that missed it the first time can now hear this wonderful story.

    Laurie Hookey was in his mid sixties when this program was aired in 2007 and story starts from his earliest memories as a boy who was the son of a policeman. He was expected to work on the families poultry farm and this was his first work experience and it didnít take him long to realise that this was not the line of work for him. He tried to join the police force but was rejected on medical grounds yet, when he applied to join the fire brigade, he was successful.

    His stories involving the fire brigade are most engaging such as, the time he was in a heavy MFB vehicle driving through the city of Melbourne with only the wheels on one side of the vehicle in contact with the ground.


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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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