Shane Webcke is a farmer, family man, businessman, author, news presenter, safety ambassador, speaker, and former professional footballer. At the peak of his rugby league career, he was renowned as one of the best front rowers in the world.
Shane represented Queensland on twenty-four occasions and represented Australia in twenty-six tests. He played for the Brisbane Broncos for twelve years and was named Daly M prop of the year three times.
Tragically, Shane’s father was killed in a Queensland workplace incident in 1994. Shane was only eighteen. He had just started his professional football career under the guidance of Wayne Bennett when he received the news that his world had been ripped apart. Shane’s direct experience with the horrific outcome of his father’s workplace fatality, has led him to his role as a safety ambassador. He shares his message in the hope it will motivate others to put safety first, always.