Peter FitzSimons AM

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In addition to his role as an EAA ambassador, Peter is a well respected newspaper columnist; television presenter on Fox Sports; and author of 18 best-selling books including biographies on Wallaby captain John Eales, and war heroine Nancy Wake. In 2001 and 2004 he was Australia’s biggest selling non-fiction author. He is married to Today Show co-host Lisa Wilkinson and they have three children. Peter has been appointed 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’.