Tony is a graduate of Lincoln University NZ with a Diploma in Agriculture and Diploma of Farm Management. Tony has many achievements of which include being a 2006 Nuffield Farming Scholar, a Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming and TimeLine Therapy, and a Master Practitioner of NLP Coaching and Hypnosis.
From 2012 he has been travelling all over Australia with the Australian Year of the Farmer Roadshow.
Tony has held many roles in agriculture including Dairy Tas Board Chair (1999 to 2004) and Nuffield Australia Tasmania Branch Chair (2009 to 2011).
After many years of dairy farming, with both cow and goat enterprises at South Riana, Tony now farms a grazing property with mostly beef cattle and a few sheep. He also runs a coaching and training business called Moving Mind Mountains.