Ian McPhedran is the award-winning bestselling author of six books. Until 2016, he was the national defence writer for News Corp Australia and during his extensive career as a journalist he covered conflicts in Burma, Somalia, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, East Timor, Afghanistan and Iraq. In 1993, he won a United Nations Association peace media award and in 1999 the Walkley award for best news report for his expose of the navy's Collins class submarine fiasco. McPhedran is the author of several bestselling books including The Amazing SAS and Too Bold to Die. His most recent book is The Smack Track (2017). He lives in Balmain with his journalist wife Verona Burgess. GARY RAMAGE is a triple Walkley Award-winning photographer and video journalist. In 2015 Gary was awarded the Walkley Award for Press Photographer of the Year. Gary is one of Australia's leading news and documentary photojournalists, with more than 24 years experience in the industry and is currently the Chief Photographer for News Corp, covering Australian federal politics as well as national and international news stories of significant importance. Before becoming a photojournalist, Gary spent 20 years as a military photographer, eventually serving as the Australian Army's Chief Photographer. Gary has documented conflicts all over the world, including Somalia, Bougainville, Bosnia, Kosovo, East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan. He's also travelled extensively around the world on news assignments.