Archive for July 2013

Peter FitzSimons

PeterFitzSimonsPeter FitzSimons is a journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald. He is also a regular TV commentator, a former radio presenter and a former national representative rugby union player. Peter is the author of over 20 books ─ including Tobruk, Kokoda, Batavia, Mawson and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age and biographies of Nancy Wake‚ Kim Beazley‚ Nick Farr-Jones‚ Les Darcy, Steve Waugh and John Eales. Peter was named a Member of the Order of Australia for service to literature as a biographer, sports journalist and commentator, and to the community through contributions to conservation, disability care, social welfare and sporting organisations. His latest bestsellers are Ned Kelly: The Story of Australia’s Most Notorious Legend and Gallipoli.