Bob Wurth Bob Wurth is a journalist and author based on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. He has written four books on the Asia-Pacific region, including 1942, Australia's Greatest Peril, and Capturing Asia, which is to be published by ABC Books in June, 2010.
Wurth is a former ABC news editor, foreign correspondent in Asia, and ABC manager for both Asia and Queensland. He has traveled Asia extensively.
He was the 2009 visiting scholar to the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library and a fellow at the Australian Prime Ministers' Centre, Canberra.