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An Australian comedian and television presenter. He has appeared on Australian and British television and is best known in Australia for his role hosting the Australian ABC music trivia show Spicks and Specks and in Britain for hosting The Last Leg which started as a Paralympics Highlights show on Channel 4 in August 2012 and has continued as a weekly news review on the weeks news alongside disabled. He has been nominated for a Perrier Comedy Award and Gold Logie Award. He began performing as a stand-up comedian in 1989 at the age of 19, and since 1997 has produced ten solo shows which have toured internationally. He has performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Montreal Just for Laughs festival, earning three consecutive Perrier Award nominations for his Edinburgh shows in 2001, 2002 and 2003. In 2002, he scored a minor hit with his single "Working Class Anthem", in which he sang the lyrics of the Australian National Anthem to the tune of "Working Class Man", a famous song by Australian rocker Jimmy Barnes.