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Talbot Duckmanton (Talbot Sydney Duckmanton) was born on 25 October, 1921 in South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, is a broadcaster. Discover Talbot Duckmanton’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 74 years old?

Popular As Talbot Sydney Duckmanton
Occupation N/A
Age 74 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Born 25 October 1921
Birthday 25 October
Birthplace South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Date of death (1995-06-12)
Died Place N/A
Nationality Australia

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Talbot Duckmanton Height, Weight & Measurements

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Who Is Talbot Duckmanton’s Wife?

His wife is Florence Simmonds
​ ​(m. 1947⁠–⁠1978)​ –
Janet Strickland
​ ​(m. 1979⁠–⁠1981)​ – Carolyn Wright

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Wife Florence Simmonds
​ ​(m. 1947⁠–⁠1978)​ –
Janet Strickland
​ ​(m. 1979⁠–⁠1981)​ – Carolyn Wright
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Talbot Duckmanton Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Talbot Duckmanton worth at the age of 74 years old? Talbot Duckmanton’s income source is mostly from being a successful broadcaster. He is from Australia. We have estimated
Talbot Duckmanton’s net worth
, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million – $5 Million
Salary in 2023 Under Review
Net Worth in 2022 Pending
Salary in 2022 Under Review
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Source of Income broadcaster

Talbot Duckmanton Social Network




In a story published on 4 October 2004 on the ABC Brisbane (612AM) website, a task was set to find a name for the mascot of ABC Brisbane. In an article on the same website published on 27 October 2004, “Talbot” (in honour of Duckmanton) was declared the winner over the other candidate “Gabba” (a reference to the nickname of the Brisbane Cricket Ground in the suburb of Woolloongabba).


Talbot Duckmanton was president of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union 1973–77, and president of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association 1975–82. From 1968 until 1973 he was chairman of the executive committee of Newington College Council.


He was deputy general manager of the organisation 1964–65, and general manager from 1965 until his retirement in 1982.


He married Florence Simmonds in 1947 and had four children, Christine, Susan, Craig Talbot and Kim. Florence died in 1978. The following year he married Janet Strickland, the Australian Chief Censor, but they separated two years later. His third marriage was to Carolyn Wright, an Englishwoman. This marriage also lasted only two years. He later remarried Janet Strickland.


He began his career as a cadet announcer at the ABC in Sydney in 1939 and had a wide ranging career working as a news announcer and sporting broadcaster. During World War II Duckmanton saw active service in New Guinea in the 2/17th, as a RAAF pilot and was later a war correspondent. From 1952 until 1954 he was the Assistant Manager of the Brisbane office.


Duckmanton attended Fort St High and then won a scholarship to Newington College in Sydney 1934–1938. He became a state champion schoolboy athlete and as a rower stroked the Newington 1st Eight. The Drama Centre at Newington is named in his honour. In his final year he was a Prefect and Dux winning the Schofield Scholarship.


Sir Talbot Sydney Duckmanton CBE (25 October 1921 – 12 June 1995) was an Australian broadcaster and radio and television administrator. As general manager of the Australian Broadcasting Commission he oversaw the advent of colour television, ABC Classic FM and Triple J.