Clayton was born and raised in Cessnock where he lives with his wife Lisa and their children Isla, Mali, Aubrey and Elsie.
Clayton studied to become a teacher at Newcastle University and taught at Mount View High School for nine years. He then worked for the local children’s cancer charity CANTEEN. More recently, Clayton worked for Port Stephens Council, helping community organisations.
As a father Clayton understands the issues facing working families. Clayton will fight to make sure we have the best schools with more teachers and more funding for local hospitals to deliver the best health care for our community.
Clayton is active in our local community. He is involved with Cessnock water polo teams, Cessnock netball, Cessnock Swimming Club and coaches Cessnock Little Athletics. He has also been involved in Healthy Heart and Road Safety campaigns.
He knows just how great our community is and is committed to working hard to ensure there are jobs available for our children so they can live and work here.