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.