Bachelor of Science in Economics with honors, Department Economics University Sydney, 1986. Master of Science, Department Economics University Sydney, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy, School Film, Media and Cultural Studies, Griffith University, 2001.
Head media and communications Creative Industries Faculty Q.U.T., Brisbane, Australia, 2001—2005, head postgraduate studies, since 2006.
Married Angela Rose Romano, October 4, 2002. 1 child Charlotte Sophia.