Stuart Matchett

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Stuart Matchett (1951 – 3 April 2018)[1] was an Australian radio announcer and program director.

He started in radio at Brisbane community station 4ZZZ-FM in 1975. He was a presenter at Triple J from 1978 to 1986 (nights and mornings) and for several years in this period he hosted a weekly "Almanac" program, broadcast on Sundays, which looked at the history of postwar popular music and pop culture. From 1989 to 2002 he was the Triple J program director with periods as acting general manager. From 2002 until his initial retirement in 2009 he was the program director at the ABC's DIG internet radio.[2][3]

He was married to writer Angela Webber (who died of cancer in March 2007). They have two daughters.[4]

He was married to teacher and rower, Angela Conry in 2012.

Matchett died on 3 April 2018 after succumbing to a rare form of cancer.[5]