Peter Mares is an independent writer and researcher. He is a contributing editor at Inside Story magazine, a member of the moderating team at the Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership and an adjunct senior research fellow at Monash University’s School of Media, Film & Journalism.
Peter is the author of three books:
- No Place Like Home: Repairing Australia’s Housing Crisis (Text 2018),
- Not Quite Australian: how temporary migration is changing the nation (Text, 2016) and
- Borderline (UNSW Press, 2002), an award-winning analysis of Australia’s approach to refugees and asylum seekers.
Peter spent 25 years as a broadcaster with the ABC, presenting national radio programs and working as a foreign correspondent based in Southeast Asia.