Our staff

Murray Schofield
Murray Schofield
Feral Animal Control Officer
Special skills / qualifications
Certificate and Advanced Certificate in Agriculture
Diploma in Conservation and Land Management
What did you do before AWC?
Shearer/Station hand, Stockman on cattle stations in Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland, Weed and Willow Control, Pest Animal Controller
Favourite animal protected by AWC
The Numbat
Favourite place on an AWC sanctuary
Stage 1 and 2 at Scotia Sanctuary (because I get to see numbats)
Top three animals you would like to see (or have seen) in the wild
Wildebeest, Cape Buffalo and Zebra (annual migration)
If you could visit any three places on the planet
African savannah, USA, Canada
Other interesting stuff
I have seen a koala fall out of a tree, an echidna swim across a dam and a small sawfish eating bony bream (fish) on surface of a muddy waterhole.