Peter has undertaken extensive research into the work of his great great grandfather and Australian's most prolific colonial theatre architect George R. Johnson (1840-1898). He has written entries for the Australian Dictionary of Biography and the Encyclopedia of Australian Architecture. Peter operates an architectural practice in St Kilda and acts as a valuer of architectural documents for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Stage and television entertainer and pianist 6.5.1930 - 1.9.2013. Erris was born in South Africa, moving to Australia in 1957. He lived and worked on the Gold Coast until the mid seventies before moving to Sydney. Erris was a regular performer on the Mike Walsh Show on Channel 9 and also on the Don Lane Show. Best known as pianist with fellow performer Kevin Byers.
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