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The Project’s Lisa Wilkinson pays tribute to her husband Peter FitzSimons on their 30th anniversary

Lisa Wilkinson gave her husband Peter FitzSimons a sweet shoutout as they celebrated their 30th anniversary.

The 61-year-old Project panelist shared a photo of herself with the former rugby union player-turned-author on Instagram on Wednesday. 

‘Thirty years ago today, this lovely, funny, talented, kind man arrived at my doorstep for afternoon tea… and, at my insistence, never left. (Even though, over the years I’m sure I’ve given him plenty of reasons to!),’ she began.

Marking a milestone: Lisa Wilkinson gave her husband Peter FitzSimons a sweet shoutout as they celebrated their 30th anniversary

‘Here’s to all the amazing memories @peter_fitzsimons, and those yet to be made…but, just quietly, where the heck did all those years go? Happy anniversary.’

The couple celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary back in September, and in a post on Instagram last year, Lisa recounted their whirlwind courtship. 

‘When Pete and I met way back at Xmas in 1991, there were many – including my sweet, protective mum – who said we wouldn’t last,’ she wrote on Instagram at the time.

'Here's to all the amazing memories @peter_fitzsimons, and those yet to be made…but, just quietly, where the heck did all those years go? Happy anniversary,' she wrote

‘Here’s to all the amazing memories @peter_fitzsimons, and those yet to be made…but, just quietly, where the heck did all those years go? Happy anniversary,’ she wrote

'Thirty years ago today, this lovely, funny, talented, kind man arrived at my doorstep for afternoon tea… and, at my insistence, never left. (Even though, over the years I'm sure I've given him plenty of reasons to!),' she began

‘Thirty years ago today, this lovely, funny, talented, kind man arrived at my doorstep for afternoon tea… and, at my insistence, never left. (Even though, over the years I’m sure I’ve given him plenty of reasons to!),’ she began

‘Those voices only got louder when we walked down the aisle a ridiculously short nine months later on the 26th September 1992…

‘Well, here we are, an old married couple, three beautiful kids and exactly 28 years later, still muddling through, still holding hands, still the first ones we want to confide in, still making each other laugh, still pushing each other, still talking, questioning, encouraging, supporting, trusting, forgiving, challenging (and yes, arguing), and still defying those who thought we wouldn’t make it (and to be honest, there were more than a few days when neither did we)!’

Despite facing early scepticism about their relationship, Lisa revealed: ‘Somehow though, it all just works.’

Doing it again: Lisa and Peter, 60, renewed their vows back in 2017 to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, with the journalist describing their lasting union as 'imperfect'

Doing it again: Lisa and Peter, 60, renewed their vows back in 2017 to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, with the journalist describing their lasting union as ‘imperfect’

‘But it does also take a supportive village of wonderful friends and family to get you through the ups and downs… ‘ she continued.

Lisa and Peter, 60, renewed their vows back in 2017 to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary, with the journalist describing their lasting union as ‘imperfect’. 

‘This time, it was with our eyes wide open to what being married to each other really means. It ain’t perfect, but we wouldn’t have it any other way,’ Lisa said of their vow renewal.

Fate: The couple celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary back in September, and in a post on Instagram last year, Lisa recounted their whirlwind courtship

Fate: The couple celebrated their 29th wedding anniversary back in September, and in a post on Instagram last year, Lisa recounted their whirlwind courtship

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