About Hank

A short story about me (Hank Facer)

I was born in the Sydney Suburb of Maroubra in 1945, so that makes me an old aged pensioner (whoopee).
My first couple of years was in the suburb of
St Peters st-peters  then Narwee narwee-front-2001-2

Peakhurst peakhurst  &  Granville granville
I married from Granville and have spent the rest of my life so far in
the nearby suburb of Auburn

I have been here since 1972 when I married my late wife
(Pam Downing of Lidcombe)

In the early to mid 1970’s created with two mates this book

Then followed my creation of:
“The Museum Of Indigenous Recording Labels”
which specialised in Research the history behind Local Australian Record Companies/Labels (now owned by
“National Sound And Film Archive” Canberra)

Following on from this 4 years, was spent in Radio

Had Celebrity Specials with:
John “Catfish” Purser (JOK’s Dee Jays)
Marty Rhone, Johnny Rebb & others
including Santa Claus on Christmas Night recorded on
the 9th December 1982, what a hoot.
(Later in this spell was shared with my great mate,
Jivin’ Jim (Jim Barnes)

During the radio years I also Lectured for:
Classes I conducted were:
Lidcombe, Gordon, Fairfield, Parramatta (Male)
assisted & relieved at many classes across Sydney


Hank Facer speaks his mind