Richard Fidler, 2013
|Born||13 November 1964|
|Medium||television, radio, comedy, books|
|Genres||Radio Interviews, Musical comedy|
|Notable works and roles||Doug Anthony All Stars|
Richard Fidler (born 13 November 1964) is a well-known Australian ABC radio presenter, best known for his hour-long interview program, Conversations with Richard Fidler.
He first came to prominence in the 1980s as a member of the Doug Anthony All Stars (DAAS), an Australian musical comedy group also comprising Tim Ferguson and Paul McDermott. The group disbanded in 1994.
Richard began his broadcast career on TV, and presented shows including: Race Around the World; Aftershock; Mouthing Off, and Vulture.
In 2006, Fidler took on the newly configured 11am–3pm shift on 612 ABC. The first hour, a long-form interview program known as Conversations, was also heard on 702 ABC Sydney. Since 2012 Richard has focused solely on Conversations. The show is heard each weekday between 1105 and midday, on ABC Local Radio in all Australian states except Victoria. It is replayed on ABC RN  at midnight. Conversations is regularly the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s most downloaded podcast.
He is the immediate past-President of Brisbane’s Institute of Modern Art (IMA) and a member of its board of directors.
- DAAS Book / by the Doug Anthony All Stars (1992) – co-authored with Tim Ferguson and Paul McDermott
- DAAS Kapital / by the Doug Anthony All Stars (1993) – co-authored with Tim Ferguson and Paul McDermott
- The Insider's guide to power in Australia / by Jack the Insider (2007) – co-authored with Peter Hoysted