|Education||Prince Alfred College, Gawler High School, Glenormiston Agricultural College (Associate Diploma in Farm Management), Adelaide TAFE (Freelance Journalism).|
|Prior Occupation||Primary Producer|
Electorate Officer to Senator the Hon Nick Minchin, Hon Alexander Downer MP and Hon Neil Andrew MP
Member Rotary Club of Gawler, Patron & Past President of Gawler & Districts Softball Association; Patron, Life Member, Two Wells Football Club; Patron, Gawler Agricultural, Horticultural and Floricultural Society; Operation Flinders Foundation Ambassador, Gawler City Chairman, Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal; Tea Tree Gully RSL Sub-branch; Conference Chairman, Rotary District 9500; various other community and sporting organisations.
Australia Remembers Mayo coordinator and State Executive representative; Vice Chairman Gawler & District Football League; Inaugural Chairman, Gawler Tourism and Trade Authority; various British Breed Sheep committees; Local correspondent to “The Advertiser” and “The Stock Journal”; Columnist for “The Bunyip” newspaper; involvement in family, district and sporting reunions.
Chairman of Rural Communities Reference Group, 1998-2002; Convenor of Regional Development Council, 1999-2002; Chairman, Regional Development Issues Group 1999-2002; Member of Environment, Resources and Development Committee 1997-2002; Member, Statutory Authorities Review Committee 1997-2002; Secretary, Parliamentary Christian Fellowship 1998-2000; Chairman, Parliamentary Christian Fellowship 2000-2003; and Opposition Whip 2002-; Member of Joint Parliamentary Service Committee 2003-.