Peter grew up in the South West of WA and holds a BA degree from Curtin University. His early work was in the mining and surveying industries in outback WA. In 1988 he settled in Broome, where he has worked in various roles including the Telecentre Coordinator, and for the Department of Child Protection and Kullarri Employment Services. Peter was a Broome Shire Councillor for six years and is a founding member and former Chair of EK. He also spent several years living and working in Halls Creek, where his first child was born. He is the CEO of the Men’s Outreach Service in Broome, and a former board member of the Australian Men’s Health Forum. Peter received the 2017 Kullarri NAIDOC Person of the Year Award.