Affectionately known as 'Pa' ', Simon's involvement and commitment to the Australian music scene extends beyond the realms of electronic music festivals. During the 70's and 80's Simon worked with some of the largest acts of the Australian music industry, which included touring with The Crawl and managed tours for The Split Enz. Following an already extensive career in live music Simon went on to embrace the world of outdoor electronic music festivals. As one of the founding members of the Australian outdoor festival circuit, he paved the way for the Far North Queensland outdoor electronic music scene to flourish. His contribution to the collective has made the vision of the Nth Queensland dance community a reality.