Peter Rowsthorn (businessman)

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Peter Rowsthorn (Snr) is an Australian businessman. He is the former chairman of Toll Holdings,[1] Australia's largest transport company, and he along with Paul Little bought the company in 1986.[2] He is now the owner of Wadham Park/Woodside, a horse training facility and a stud farm respectively.

His elder son Mark was chairman of Toll NZ and an Executive Director of Toll Holdings and as of 2008 is CEO Asciano Limited, and his younger son Peter is an actor and comedian. He also has two daughters: Sue, who resides in Newlands Arm on the Gippsland Lakes, and Jennifer, who lives in central Melbourne.


  1. ^ "About Toll". Retrieved 28 December 2007.
  2. ^ Gottliebsen, Robert (9 September 2006). "Chief Little's big plan for Toll". The Australian. News Limited. Archived from the original on 10 June 2007. Retrieved 12 May 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)