DR MICHAEL DAVEY IS A BESTSELLING AUTHOR, MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER, CHILD AND YOUTH ADVOCATE, AND AWARD-WINNING LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER.
Michael has worked as an aircraft maintenance engineer in the Royal Australian Navy, as a university researcher and teacher, teaching chemistry and physics, as a chemistry and mathematics teacher in several high schools and also as an instructor in surfing, snowboarding and mountainbiking. Michael was the recipient of $160,000 to study at university, including PhD (Chemistry) and Medicine scholarships.
In 2014/15, Michael rode his pushbike around Australia, a total distance of 14,000 kilometres, to raise much-needed funds for the Kids With Cancer Foundation. He raised $50,000 for children suffering cancer.
Michael is a published photographer and on his pushbike ride around the country, took numerous landscape and nature photographs, capturing Australia in all its stunning grandeur. Some of these images appear in his book, Journey of Charity; The Photographic Odyssey, which leaves the reader marvelling at the beauty that is Australia.
Michael now works as a motivational speaker where he travels the country, inspiring others to grow and become the best they can possibly be as they strive to overcome the many challenges that life invariably presents.
To listen to Michael's life story when he was interviewed by Richard Fidler on 'Conversations', the most downloaded podcast program in Australia, visit abc.net.au
To listen to Michael's life story when he was interviewed by Leigh Hatcher on 'Open House' visit hope1032.com.au
To listen to Michael's life story when he was interviewed by Matt Prater on 'History Makers Radio' visit historymakersradio.com