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Raised on grain, sheep and cattle properties and later owning family cattle stations in NSW and Central Qld, Robyn developed an early passion for farm safety!

Robyn was a registered nurse who became Queensland General Manager with St Luke’s Nursing Service/Anglicare where she grew the rural services significantly.

Robyn has been a Guest Lecturer at James Cook University (School of Medicine) Townsville, since 2006.

She was the First Responder at a tragic farm accident near Moranbah Qld, on 8th August 2002, which aired on ABC – Australian Story called “With This Ring”. When Gayle Shann had her arm & shoulder-blade torn off in a nearly fatal accident, it was Robyn’s passion for simple on-farm safety systems and training of family and staff, that helped saved Gayle’s life.

According to media reports, “With This Ring” is the most watched Australian Story every produced.


Emergency preparedness saves lives

Friday 3 April