Colin has lived in the City of Casey all his life, the last 40 years in Tooradin. Currently on the board of the Tooradin and District Sports Club as Vice President. Past President of the Cranbourne Shire Historic Society and now committee. He is also a former councillor and Mayor (2007) of the City of Casey and was Mayor and opened Balla Balla in 2007. Colin has a comprehensive financial background which makes him well suited to take on the role as Treasurer on the Balla Balla Committee of Governance.
He runs his farm in Tooradin where he breeds Miniature Mediterranean Donkeys, Miniature Galloway Cattle and a collection of Parrots and Finches as well as being a senior property consultant with Obrien Real Estate, Cranbourne.