Australian broadcaster Peter Luck, dies at 73

Pioneering Australian broadcaster and journalist, Peter Luck, has passed away aged 73.

Luck had been suffering from Parkinson’s Disease for a long time, according to Fairfax Media.

In a career spanning more than five decades, Luck worked across Seven, the ABC, and Nine, presenting and producing some of Australia’s biggest current affairs programs.

He was behind the original team at This Day Tonight, and was also involved in Four Corners, Sunday, Today Tonight and Inside Edition.

Luck was also an author and historian, writing ten books, which have sold more than 300,000 copies, and launched a 36-part series, This Fabulous Century, with interviews of 300 prominent Australians.

Friend and journalist, Mike Carlton, took to Twitter to share the news:

Four Corners executive producer, Sally Neighbour, said Luck was “one of the true greats of journalism, a role model to generations of reporters.”

Others took to Twitter to share their thoughts:



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