Australian musician best remembered as the drummer for the 70's rock band Cold Chisel, with whom he wrote hit singles like "When the War Is Over." He was later a member of The Little River Band and released two solo albums.
He was born in Liverpool and joined the folk band Sandy in 1970.
Following his death as a result of a brain tumor, a flame tree was planted in his memory at the National Arboretum Canberra.
He was survived by a daughter named Melody and a son named Vaughan.
He was bandmates in Cold Chisel with the band's singer, Jimmy Barnes.