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Doug Peter – Passed Away 21st October 2018

01 Nov 18
Peter Bull

It is with sadness that I wish to advise that Doug Peter passed away at his Melbourne home on Sunday, 21st October after a short battle with esophageal cancer.

 Doug worked at OTC for more than 20 years & left on the day of the merger with Telecom. For a number of years he held the position of Manager Human Resource Planning & was responsible for providing data which helped OTC decide on the number of staff it would require into the future. 

 After leaving OTC Doug managed a lucerne  property at Mudgee. Doug was originally from regional Victoria & settled in Melbourne when he retired.

 Doug was a good athlete & ran in the first few City to Surf races. He was a member of the OTC Space Racers running group & mostly ran with his good mate Ray Baty. On occasions Ray would run from our city office to his home in St Ives & Doug would run home to Eastwood.

 I have always kept in touch with Doug & would see him every few months. I will miss him very much.


Fred Kannard


  1. Peter Bull November 5, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Doug was 77 years old & his funeral was held in Melbourne on 26th October.

    Fred Kannard

  2. Peter Bull November 6, 2018 at 6:39 am

    Very sad news of Doug Peters passing.
    If I am not mistaken Peter, also worked for a while in the Properties Section with Norm Harris.
    Peter was a real gentlemen and was always helpful.
    Fred Kannard was always a good friend of his.
    May he rest in peace.


    Tony Farrugia

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