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Peter James Nixon AO (born 22 March 1928) is an Australian politician and businessman. He was a member of the National Party. He served in the House of Representatives from 1961 to 1983, representing the Division of Gippsland. He held ministerial office as Minister for the Interior (1967–1971), Shipping and Transport (1971–1972), Postmaster-General (1975), Transport (1975–1979) and Primary Industry (1979–1983).

Nixon was born in Orbost, Victoria. He was married to Jacqueline Thelma "Sally" Dahlsen from 1954 until her death in 2013. The couple had three children.

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