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Tony Wilson


Tony Wilson is an author of more than 20 books for all ages and several genres. His picture books Hickory Dickory Dash and The Cow Tripped Over the Moon were bestseller and both were selected as National Simultaneous Storytime titles. His most recent book for adults is 1989: The Great Grand Final (Hardie Grant, 2020) 

Tony was a long-time member of the Breakfasters team on Triple R and has a regular segment on ABC Mornings with Sammy J. He co-directed and produced the sports documentary feature The Galahs: A Footy Journey, A Sporting Odyssey (Sepia Tones Productions) which premiered at MIFF in 2016.

He also hosts a website and podcast called Speakola, which is dedicated to great speeches, famous and otherwise. Guests on the podcast have included Stan Grant, Kate Mulvany, Nelly Thomas and Andrew Denton. 

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