Murray High School

Excellence, Opportunity and Success

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Murray High School 1979-1984

Solicitor, Lecturer, Mediator, Human Rights Advocate and Company Director.

1995: Diploma in Law-Legal Practitioners Admisstion Baord

2005: Masters of Dispute Resolution, University of Western Sydney

2006: Diploma in Financial Services 

2008: Graduate Certificate of Applied Law

2012: LLM with Distinction (Public International Law), University of Brussels

2009-2011: Director Albury Wodonga Health

2012-2014: Head of Brussels Operations of the Environment Law Service (Frank Bold Service)

2014: Visiting Lecturer (Corporate Governance), University of Brussels




Murray High School 2002-2004

2010-2015 Played 35 AFL games for Adelaide, Sydney and Collingwood.

2020 Hosted the Yokayi Footy Show on NITV

2020 Joined ABC as a producer and presenter of sports news on ABC Radio and Television and commentating AFL for Grandstand.

2021 Appointed sports presenter on ABC News Breakfast

2021 Host of A Dogs World on ABC Television

2022 Winner of the "Graham Kennedy Award for Most Popular New Talent" at the 2022 Logie Awards




Murray High School 2000-2005

2005 Murray High School Sportsperson of the Year

2006 Australian Duathlon Champion

2009-2010 Australia Sprint Triathlon Champion

2013 Winner Amak




Murray High School 1989-1992

2014 - Founder and coordinator of the Burrumbuttock Hay Runners: established to provide much needed fodder to drought affected farmers throughout Eastern Australia. These huge semi-trailer convoys have distributed over $3 million worth of hay.

2016 - Nominated for the Australian of the Year Award. 

2018 – Received the Order of Australian of the Year Award.

2018 – Organised the inaugural Burrumbuttock Toy Run to distribute Christmas toys to children from drought affected areas.

Provided assistance to over 25,000 farmers.

Produced the world’s largest convoy of donated hay – 161km long. 




Murray High School 1995-2000

Bachelor of Medical Science-Class1Honours [B.MedSci(Hons)]

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery-Class 1 Honours [M.B.,B.S(Hons)] 

Post Graduate Diploma Surgical Anatomy

Fellow of Royal Australian College of Surgeons – Otolaryngology, Head and Neck

Surgery (FRACS-OHNS)

2014-2018: Advanced Trainee in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery: 

John Hunter Hospital, The Alfred, Footscray/Sunshine/Williamstown Hospitals,

Royal Children’s Hospital, Monash health, The Austin, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital





Murray High School 1997-2003

2018: 9th- 23rd FAI World HAB Championships; Groß-Siegharts, Austria

3rd- 3rd FAI Women’s World HAB Championships; Nałęczów, Poland 

4th- Post Luxembourg Balloon Trophy; Luxembourg

2017: 2nd- 2017 Australian National HAB Championships; Northam WA

2016: 1st- 2016 Japanese Grand Prix Series, Team Scaife, Japan

41st- 22nd FAI World HAB Championships; Saga, Japan 

1st- 2nd FAI Women's World HAB Championships; Birstonas, Lithuania

2nd- Round 2, Japanese Honda Balloon Grand Prix, ; Saku, Japan

2015: 14th - Saga International Fiesta and Pre-world Championships; Saga, Japan

2nd - Australian National Hot Air Balloon Championships; Northam, WA 

1st - Canowindra International Balloon Challenge; Canowindra, NSW

2014: 1st - 1st FAI Women’s World Hot Air Ballooning Championships; Leszno, Poland

5th - UK National Hot Air Ballooning Championships; Gloucestershire, UK

4th - Australian National Hot Air Ballooning Championships; Canowindra, NSW 

Awarded William Dean Award in recognition of excellence in contributing to the sport of ballooning

2013: 9th - Australian National Hot Air Ballooning Championships; Canowindra, NSW

Graduated from Sydney University – Bachelor of Science

2009: Gained Commercial Pilot Licence 

2007: Gained Private Pilot Licence 



Murray High School 1994 -1999

Blogger, writer and appearance activist

Yoralla Media Awards for Best Online Commentary 2010 and 2013 

Finalist in the Best Australian Blogs Competition 2011, 2012 and 2014

Australian Public Service Australia Day Medal 2011

BUPA Health Activist award for Positive Life Change 2013

Nominee for Pride of Australia Medal 2013 

Ambassador for Aim for the Stars Foundation

Named as one of Westpac 100 Women of influence and Australian Financial Review Australia’s most influential women of 2014

Presented at The Appearance Matters conference at University of The West of England 2012, the Australian Youth Ambassador’s for Development conference 2013 and the Melbourne Writers Festival 2014 




Murray High School 1988–1990

2005 Helpmann Award Nomination (Best Male Lead Musical- Urinetown)

2004 Mo Award Nomination (Supporting Actor in a Musical for Footloose)

2003 Young Australian Young Australian of the Year Awards – Finalist

2001 Bistro Award – New York – Outstanding Debut

2001 – Best New Voice

2001 Manhattan Association of Cabaret – Outstanding Debut

Theatre performances including:

Hair, Footloose, The wizard of OZ, Anything Goes, Les Miserable, South Pacific

Television appearances including:

Neighbours, Stingers, Late for School, Phoenix, Carols by Candlelight

Musical performances with:

Australian Jazz Orchestra, Marina Prior, Tina Arena, Katherine Jenkins, II Divo


Kane Alexander (Debut Album) 



Murray High School 1980 – 1985

Australian Hockey Umpires Badge

International Hockey Umpires Badge – Federation of International Hockey 

International Hockey Umpire in International Hockey 1991-2000

National Hockey League and National Championships Umpire 1990-2000

Australian Sports Commission Level 3 Umpires Coach

Western Australia Hockey Association Umpires Convener 1997-2000 

Far North Coast Hockey Association Umpires Coordinator 1992-1995 




Murray High School 1978 -1981

Entertainment Industry

Business & Tourism Excellent Awards 

Board Member of Country Hope Charity

Motivational Speaker

Youth Mentor "Jigsaw"

Community Service Projects Albury/Wodonga 

Albury Citizen of the Year 2007 




Murray High School 1985

Bachelor of Science Pathology/Immunology 1989

Bachelor of Dental Science 1992

Master of Dental Science 1997

FRACDS Basic Surgical Science 1994

FDSRCS oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (Eng & Ire.) 2000

Paediatric Oral &Maxillofacial Surgeon Westmead Hospital 1996-1998

Research in Dental Disease & Facial Reconstruction Westmead Hospital

Novelist, Essayist & Satrist




Murray High School 1983-1988

Australian “Matildas” 1989-1988

First Goal Scorer for Australia in a world cup, Sweden, 1995

World Cup, USA 1999

Italian Premiers League (Serie A) 1992-1996

Premiers. Runner Up Cup 1994

Runner Up Cup 1995

Japan Premier League (L League) 1996-1997

Italian Premier League (Serie A) 1998-2001

Italian B League Player & Coach 2001-2009






Murray High School 1977 – 1980

Winner of three ARIA Awards

Winner of 27 Golden Guitars at the Australian Country Music Awards 

Awarded an Order of Australian Medal 2004

Raised more than $1 million for farming communities in need through his “Pass The Hat Around” and “Spirit Of The Bush” tours.





Murray High School 1992–1997

Leading Amateur Women’s Australian Open 1998

AIS Golf Scholarship Holder 1998-1999

British Amateur Championship Finalist 2002

US Women’s Amateur Golf Championship Semi Finalist 2002

Pepperdine University All American Selection 2000-2003

NCAA Women’s Golf Championship tied 2nd Individually 2002

Australian Representative World Cup 2000, 2002, 2007, 2008

LPGA World Rank 58 Aus. Rank 3 2007




Murray High School 1981 – 1986

Civil Engineering Degree UNSW 1991

Mining Engineer Western Australia

Unrestricted Quarry Managers Certificate

Project Management: Oil & Gas, Marine, Dam Roads & Railways Construction

Management Of Albury Freeway Project 2005-2007

Civil Engineering Manager Abigroup WA 2007




Murray High School 1989 to 1994

Murray High School Vice-Captain 1994

Australian Team International Rules Series 2003

Sydney Swans Runner Up Best & Fairest Player 2003, 2004

All-Australian Selection 2004

Australian Team International Rules Series 2004

Sydney Swans Premiership Team 2005

Sydney Swans Best & Fairest Player 2005

Captain Sydney Swans 2006





Murray High School 1993- 1996

4× WNBL MVP (1999, 2000, 2003, 2004) 

4× WNBL Grand Final MVP (2002, 2003, 2006, 2010)  

5× WNBL All-Star (1999–2004) 

7× WNBA All-Star (2001–2003, 2005–2007, 2009) 

3× WNBA MVP (2003, 2007, 2010) 

2× WNBA champion (2004, 2010)  

3× WNBA scoring champion (2003, 2004, 2007) 

WNBA Finals MVP (2010) 

WNBA rebounding champion (2007) 

WNBA Defensive Player of the Year Award (2007)  

7× All-WNBA First Team (2003–2007, 2009, 2010) 

All-WNBA Second Team (2008) 

2× All-Defensive First Team (2007, 2009) 

3× All-Defensive Second Team (2005, 2008, 2010)  

3× WNBA Peak Performer (2003, 2004, 2007) 

WNBA's All-Decade Team (2006) 

WNBA's Top 15 Team (2011) 

WNBA Top 20@20 (2016)  

Women's Korea Basketball League MVP (2007) 

No. 15 retired by Seattle Storm 

Australian Basketball Hall of Fame (2019)