As a singer, he was known for Australian rules football anthems like "One Day in September" and "Up There Cazaly."
His first job was at the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation in Victoria.
His song, "Up There Cazaly," shot to the top of the Australian charts in September 1979, and set the record for fastest-selling Australian sequel.
He has children named Christian, Ben, Daisy, and Michael.
He was written songs for other popular Australian artists, including Tina Arena.