Noted television producer is Cabonne Australia Day ambassador

Published on 16 January 2020


A writer and producer of some of Australia’s best-known television series will be Cabonne’s Australia Day ambassador this year.

Peter Herbert has been associated with many national and international companies, including Crawford Productions and Granada, and began his career writing and producing for television classics such as The Sullivans, Cop Shop, The Flying Doctors, The Comedy Company and Acropolis Now.

He produced the inaugural Comedy Festival Charity Gala in 1992 and created the World Comedy Tour in 2000.

Mr Herbert produced the 34th annual TV Week Logie Awards and created or co-created a number of series, including Skirts and The Big Wig for Sky1 in the United Kingdom.

He has taught screen business, creative industries and producing at several universities and is Head of Screen Business and Producing at the Australian Film Television and Radio School.

Mr Herbert will attend ceremonies at Mullion Creek, Cargo and Canowindra on Sunday 26 January 2020, when Citizens of the Year, Young Citizens of the Year and Community Groups of the Year will be announced.

Cabonne residents will also mark Australia Day with celebrations at Borenore, Cudal, Cumnock, Eugowra, Manildra, Molong and Yeoval.

Accompanied by Cabonne’s Australia Day Youth Ambassador Hudson Izzard, of Canowindra, and Mayor Kevin Beatty, Mr Herbert will begin a hectic day of activities at 8am at Mullion Creek, where there will be a community breakfast and awards ceremony.

He will then travel to Cargo for the presentation of awards and morning tea at 10.30am before attending a citizenship ceremony and awards presentation at Canowindra at 1.30pm.