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Born Southampton, Hampshire, England 26th November 1959
1978-1981 University College of Wales Aberystwyth
Bachelor of Arts English/Drama
Performed in University productions and Summer Seasons including The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and The Oxford Festival
1984-1986 Copywriter and producer of advertisements and promotions at Radio 747 6SE Esperance, Western Australia
1984-1987 Morning/Afternoon Presenter Radio 747 6SE Esperance WA 6450
1987-1993 Producing Sarah (’87), Tiffany (’89) and Will (’93)
1996 Wrote ‘The Local Elders Man’ and won a poetry competition.
1998 Invited to write and perform a poem as entertainment for the WA State Landcare Conference.
1999 Speaker of the Year, Country Women’s Association WA, Observation City, Perth.
1999 Performed own poetry as after dinner entertainment at  the Esperance Shire reception for the World Flying Fifteen Sailing Championships and The Hon Richard Court, Premier of WA.
1999 Invited by The Hon Richard Court to perform as after dinner entertainment at the Annual State Liberal Party Conference
2000 Invited to perform poems as after dinner entertainment at the Western Australian Annual State Pastoralists and Graziers Conference
2001 Invited by Farmsafe to write and perform a poem for the launch of National Farmsafe week July 12th 2001, Perth.
2002 Finalist in Bush Poet of the Year Award (NSW Asthma Foundation), performing “The Elders Man” in Sydney with four other finalists from across the nation.
2002 “The Local Elders Man” published in the July edition of the Australian Women’s Weekly magazine
2002 - 2008 Interviewed (as a result of Bush Poet of the Year) by ABC Statewide (Western Australia) afternoon presenter Ted Bull (producer Jean Brown), and as a result invited as a regular contributor with a weekly spot on the program. Vic’s View.
2006 Weekly columnist for The Kalgoorlie Miner newspaper WA.
2007 CD release of 'A BIRD IN THE BUSH' The Local Elders Man & Other Poems
2008 Guest Poet at the Boyup Brook Country Music Festival Bush Poets Breakfast on 17th February 2008

A Bird in the Bush CD featured through the year on ABC Radio National's Bush Telegraph program

Performer at Pingrup Bush Poets' Dinner November 1st 2008
2009 Gigs on Eoin Cameron's Breakfast 720 ABC Radio Perth and CD featured on Curtin FM Radio Perth

'Claudia Wayup' International Motivational Speaker (Character created for Esperance Business Awards 2009 after dinner entertainment)
Guest poet at the annual Lions Club fundraising gig for the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Jerramungup
2010 June Winner of the inaugural Bijou Monologues Competition sponsored by Cliff Resources was 'Making the Most of It', written and performed by Victoria Brown
Bush Poets' Workshop in Hopetoun. Further information on workshops run by Victoria can be made through the Contacts page on this website
August Co-director with Lyndel Taylor of 'Captive Wives' a new play written by Perth playwright Jenny Davis and performed by The Esperance Theatre Guild
October Bush Poets' Breakfast at The Esperance & Districts Agricultural Show along with Brian Langley, Corin Linch and Peg Vickers. For further information on this event contact Victoria through Contacts page on this website
2011 Elected Councillor for Rural Ward, Shire of Esperance, and also Deputy Shire President (which is sort of like being the Queen of Esperance, except minus the crown and gown)
2012 Busy Council-ing, hosted annual Bush Poets' Breakfast in October at the Esperance Ag Show and performed at the Bijou Theatre in 'Calendar Girls'....(with clothes on)
2013 Performed at Onelife Farmer Forums (suicide prevention) and Esperance Theatre Guild production 'Our Stories' in Dale Johnson's 'Memorials' at the Bijou Theatre
2014 Still Council-ing, but squeezed in keynote speaker at 'Storm in a Teacup' at Rylington Park, Boyup Brook in March and launched Fleur McDonald's latest novel 'Crimson Dawn' (see Links)

Victoria has had poems published in many regional and state wide magazines. She is often invited as an after dinner speaker to entertain and recite her poetry at functions for a variety of clubs and associations in Western Australia, as well as on local radio in the South East. She is a member of The Esperance Theatre Guild and has performed directed and written pieces for shows with the Guild since arriving in Esperance in 1982.

Shejuggles the family, the farm office, Deputy Shire President duties, book club, sailing, entertaining and performing with much energy and a lot of noise. Like many farmersí wives she spends any spare time trying to get her husband to work in the garden.