Fraser has two grown daughters: Katelin and Sarah.
Fraser has 5400 flying hours, totally on helicopters, and he has achieved an A1 teacher class. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia within the 2010 Australia Day Honours.
On promotion to colonel in January 2000, Fraser assumed the appointment of commander 1st Division Aviation, a tenure that included command of the Sydney Olympics Joint Aviation Group. He was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2003 for his service on this function. He was promoted to brigadier in January 2003, and to main normal on 25 August 2006. He transitioned from Defence in 2011 and in 2012 was appointed the Head of Region – Australasia with Finmeccanica.
In 1987–88, Fraser served in Israel and Lebanon with the United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO), following which he was awarded a Chief of the General Staff Commendation. In 1992 he was awarded the Conspicuous Service Cross.
Fraser was born in Sydney in November 1958, and grew up in regional New South Wales. He joined the Australian Army in July 1977 as an Aviation Cadet and graduated from the Officer Cadet School, Portsea in June 1978.
Major General Anthony Peter Fraser,(born November 1958) is an Australian public servant and retired Australian Army officer. He is presently the Deputy Secretary Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group throughout the Department of Defence, and has held the place since November 2018. He was beforehand the Managing Director of Airbus Australia Pacific (2015–18). He retired from the military in 2011 after a 34-year profession, his closing posting being Head, Helicopter Systems Division throughout the Defence Materiel Organisation.