I was born in East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
My father; my mother
I started school at Spring Road Primary School in 1954.
I went to Scotch College 1956-1966.
University of Melbourne B. Agr. Sc 1967-70
Married Sally PATTERSON in 1971 and moved to Brisbane to study Tropical Agronomy.
Denpasar, Bali 1971-2
UQ St Lucia, Brisbane 1971-74 Dip. Tropical Agronomy converted to M. Agr. Sc.
Honiara, Solomon Islands 1975-9
DPI Extension Officer for the wet tropical coast based at Innisfail North Queensland 1979-1992
Manager Field Crops Program Mareeba NQ 1992-2003
Biloela Central Qld 2003-4
DPI Policy Toowoomba SQ 2004-2010