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Dr Peter Harries ‘The Ace of Klubs’ Knight Klub PhotoGreatPiks


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’ Dr. Peter Harries of 12 Alver Road Doubleview Western Australia:

SAS weapons range, "The Hill" Nui Dat April 1968

Luscombe Bowl, Nui Dat

Maree and John Gianatti , Max Kay, Kelly Green, Peter Harries

Da Nang U.S. Airforce Base April 1971


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY

Services to the community in entertaining and education: AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE MEDAL: Joined 10 West Australian Mounted Infantry (Citizen’s Military Forces) aged 16 in 1952. AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL SERVICE MEDAL: 17 National Service Battalion 1954
Reservist until 1960. VIETNAM LOGISTICS AND SUPPORT MEDAL: 
Performer and Compere of the first Western Australian Concert Party to entertain Free World troops (Australian and American) in South Vietnam as part of official government Australian Forces Overseas Fund, 1968. Manager, producer, performer and Compere of another similar Concert Party, 1971. Voluntary producer, performer and Compere of six official Australia Day Concerts at Perry Lakes and The Esplanade Perth, under the auspices of the Australia Day Committee. 1981-86. Guest speaker at Mandurah Australia Day Celebrations, 2006. Producer, performer and Compere of the Commonwealth Government sponsored Long Tan Celebration Day at Royal Perth Yacht Club, 2006. Voluntary performer and Compere of “Hellfire Pass” Anzac Day Concert Party to Thailand under the auspices of the Australia-Thai Association, 2007. Master of Ceremonies Vietnam Veterans Day Perth 2007. Voluntary producer, performer and Compere of the Special Air Services 50th Anniversary Celebrations Concert at Swanbourne Barracks, 2007. TELEVISION: STW9 Perth 1965-70 Socio/Political satirist:
All My Eye and Betty Martin Too! Producer/presenter at Channel 9 Perth
of daily wholesome Children’s Television Programs: 
Peter Harries Presents
Charlie, Punch and Me
On The Wharf
Under The Coolabah Tree
The Channel Niners Club . Women’s Afternoon Magazine Program  with Jeff Newman:
Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax Producer/presenter of ground-breaking Indian travel documentary:
Magic Carpet Regular appearances on both TVW7 and STW9 in the 1970/80s/90s. Encouragement of Children’s entertainment talent on television and personally in public. Personal contributions to Telethon and Appealathon  1968-2000 Ten years mature age study and research at Curtin University of Technology. Doctorate accredited 2006: 
Thesis: From Local ‘Live’ Production Houses to Relay Stations – A History of Commercial Television in Perth, Western Australia 1958-1990


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘ACE of CLUBS’

THE NATIONAL HEART FOUNDATION: Production and provision of the ground-breaking Heart Stopper, a film documentary on his own first open-heart by-pass surgery 1981. (The procedure has been repeated twice, 1988 and 1998.) The video was subsequently used for educational purposes for prevention of heart disease on television and as an aid in teaching hospitals. Voluntary interstate lecture tours 1982-1983 Educational audio tape and program for Primary Schools:
A Little Bit of Help Your Heart Needs. 1983 Introduction of “MR. HEART” 1984 Voluntary advertising television appearances for “Cyclothon” etc. UNICEF: Voluntary contribution as Compere/performer of 5 successive Xmas Parties for deprived Western Australia children. 1981-1984 LIONS, ROTARY, APEX, PROBUS ETC: Extended entertainment services to Floreat Lions 1985-2004 10 Years Compere Subiaco Lions Xmas Carols by Candlelight
1987-1997.  12 years Head Judge for North Perth Rotary Fair Talent Quest
1992-2004. OTHER CHARITABLE 
MONEY-RAISING ORGANISATIONS: On-going voluntary guest-speaker-entertainer for many organisations and public functions. Contributor to many charitable causes through personal appearances; discounted moneyraising functions and prizes for various personally managed or owned entertainment venues with which Dr. Harries was or still is associated. Since 1965 to the present day. ASBESTOS DISEASES SOCIETY: Currently the Immediate Past Principal Officer of The Masonic St. John Sportsmen Lodge No: 1 WAC, which at a function in 2007 (an Annual Ball) raised $12,000 for the Research Fund of The Asbestos Diseases Society, plus an additional $6,000 to purchase a new breath-capacity testing machine. This brings the total amount raised for charity by this Lodge in the past eight years to nearly more than three hundred and sixty thousand dollars. Dr. Harries has recently agreed to fulfil the function of public spokesman for Asbestos Diseases Research. Peter Harries (Ph.D) was probably the first Western Australian born entertainer to remain as a full-time professional in his native State. Despite various offers to pursue his earlier television career in the Eastern States, he elected to stay in Perth to be of service to those who have availed themselves of his talents since 1965. He recently established a Limousine Service, immediately providing a ‘stretch’ vehicle to transport elderly veterans in the Anzac Day March 2008. Married to Patricia May Harries for almost 49 years, Dr. Harries maintains a busy voluntary entertainment schedule in public life whilst enjoying the pleasures associated with helping to rear his Great-Grandson Tyson James Marshall Harries.


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’


KNIGHT KLUB PHOTOGREATPIKS - TV & COMMUNITY


DR PETER HARRIES - ‘The ACE of KLUBS’

Dr Peter Harries - TV & Community Pictorial History  

A pictorial history of Dr Peter Harries

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