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Tony Park

Sydney and southern Africa
Published author of 17 novels set in Africa; former journalist; former Australian Army officer; patron of an African wildlife NGO; volunteer PR officer for an NGO pairing military veterans with anti poaching rangers in Africa
Published Author of novels set in Africa
Travelled and lived in Africa for the past 23 years; writes novels set in Africa; 34 years in the Australian Army Reserve including active service in Afghanistan. Well versed in African current affairs and politics including Zimbabwe and South Africa
Africa, African wildlife, poaching, conservation, African politics, conservation, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Rwanda, Defence, The Australian Army, writing, fiction, non-fiction, travel, veterans issues, Afghanistan.
Travel, running, wildlife, conservation, writing, reading, fitness,
Tony Park was born in Sydney in 1964 and grew up in Campbelltown, in the western suburbs. He has worked as a newspaper reporter, PR consultant, freelance writer and a government press secretary. He served 34 years in the Australian Army reserve including 6 months in Afghanistan in 2002 as a public affairs officer. He and his wife, Nicola, first visited Africa in 1995 on a safari holiday. They became hooked on the continent around the time Tony started following his dream to write a novel. His first novel, Far Horizon, published in 2004, is set on a safari tour. Since then he has had 16 more novels published by Pan Macmillan. His books are available worldwide and deal with current affairs and wildlife/conservation issues in Africa. He is also the author of 6 non fiction biographies. He is passionate about wildlife, conservation, and writing. When in Africa he and Nicola live in a solar powered house in a game reserve, off the grid.