Harvey had 38 years of bringing us news with the Nine Network, from Canberra, Sydney and across the globe.
A nation trusted his stories.
But with his passing 2013 becomes the only year in which he can be considered for the Logies Hall of Fame.
Nine News presenter Brian Naylor was inducted in 2010 following his death during the Black Saturday bushfires, after a 40 year career in television, mostly to a Melbourne audience. In 2011, Harvey’s colleague Laurie Oakes was inducted. Last year it was Molly Meldrum whilst recovering from his near-fatal accident.
There are many who deserve to be considered for the Hall of Fame. There are only three TV shows honoured and, shamefully, just one woman: Ruth Cracknell.
But given the circumstances, inducting Peter Harvey would be a fitting tribute to a fine career and Gold Logie winner Ray Martin could present it to his family.