Peter Stewart was born in Sydney in 1954. He is a former English and History teacher who has worked in the Sydney property and parking industry for over twenty years. Since leaving teaching, he has maintained a keen interest in Australian History, particularly in relation to indigenous issues.
Peter has researched the Myall Creek Massacre for many years, was involved in the planning for the construction of the memorial at the site and now serves on the committee of the Sydney Friends of Myall Creek. He is a founding member of the Australian Independents Coalition for Political Integrity and he currently heads up a company in Sydney. Peter lives in southern Sydney with his wife, and has three adult children.