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Veteran ABC broadcaster Red Symons sacked without reason

Veteran broadcaster Red Symons has been dumped from ABC radio after 15 years.

The 63-year-old former musician and television personality told his listeners on Friday morning the show would be his last, and that he had no idea why he was being taken off the air.

'This will be my last year doing this program on the ABC... Why am I going? They haven't said and I haven't asked,' Symons said on his Melbourne show.

The 63-year-old former musician (pictured) took to the airwaves on Friday morning to announce his departure but admitted he doesn't even know why he was sacked

The 63-year-old former musician (pictured) took to the airwaves on Friday morning to announce his departure but admitted he doesn't even know why he was sacked

His mystery exit from the ABC follows an exhausting year for the Skyhooks guitarist

His mystery exit from the ABC follows an exhausting year for the Skyhooks guitarist

'Other things have been offered here but I think it's better to make a clean break.'

Red also thanked his producers and his listeners.

'I shall miss [producers] Katrina Palmer and Ross Kavanagh, I can pretend that I'm doing this alone but I am not. They make me more interesting than I really am,' he said.

'And I shall miss you, dear listener. Thank you.'

His mystery

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