In performance - major festivals, gigs and career highlights:
Founder and organiser Nambour Folk Club - 1985-1991.
1986 - Performed & was co-organiser of the inaugral Maleny Folk Festival. Performed at all Maleny Folk Festivals from 1986 to 1993.
1987 - Sang Mark Gillett’s winning song 'Watching The Obi Obi Flow' at the Declan Affley Songwriting Award at National Folk Festival Alice Springs.
1989 - Performed with Mark Gillett Noel’s parody 'The Rack Of Tony Fitzgerald' on ABC Television Brisbane 7.30 Report.
1985-1995 - Solo performer on Sunshine Coast, Brisbane & various Australian Folk Festivals as support act to Redgum, Kev Carmody, Judith Durham, Coolangubra.
1988-1995 - Performed in duo with Mark Gillett. Support act to Judy Small, Christy Moore & Peggy Seeger.
1988-1992 - Singer & guitarist with Sunshine Coast based band 'The Hinterland Band' which performed regularly around Brisbane & Sunshine Coast. Support act to major bands including Paul Kelly & The Messengers and Gondwanaland. Major performances at National Folk Festivals in Maleny 1989 & Kuranda 1990.
The Hinterland Band's E.P. 'Against The Flow' included Noel’s songs 'Mt Coolum' & 'Don’t Let The Rain Come Down.'
1991-1994 - Performed at Helidon Folk Festivals.
1989-1994 - Performed at Mudjimba Folk Festivals.
1993 - Awarded Life membership of Sunshine Coast Environmnt Council.
1993 - Noel’s Song 'Leaving My Homeland' - included on 'Best Of The Black Opal 93' compilation album featuring the best entries fron The Australian Black Opal International Country Music Songwriting Contest.
1994 - Released debut C.D. 'Justice & Pride' at inaugral Woodford Folk Festival.
1995 - Performed at Port Fairy Folk Festival, National Folk Festival Canberra, and Brisbane Winter Solstice Festival.
1996 - Toowomba Folk Festival, Cairns Folk Club.
1997 - Winter Solstice Festival - Brisbane, organiser & performance at inaugral Wominjeka Festival Of Arts & Crafts, Eudlo, Sunshine Coast.
1994-2004 performed at Woodford Folk Festivals.
1998 - Support act to Kristina Olsen at Montville Hall.
2000 - Released C.D. 'Fraser' at Yagubi Folk Festival.
2001 - Support act (in duo with Tommy Leonard) - Kristina Olsen - Maleny.
2001 - 2004 performances at Yagubi Folk Festival.
2002 - Support act for Martin Wyndham Read.
2003 - Songs Sunset Symphony & Humpback Whale used as part of 'Humpback Symphony' pageant for Centenary Of Federation Celebration at Yagubi Folk Festival support act for Vin Garbutt.
2004 - Song 'Refugee' awarded second place Australian Songwriters Association 'Coffee Shop Category'.
2005 - Performed song 'Stolen Children' at Australian Songwriters Association Awards night in Sydney. Performances - Woodford Tree Planting Festival, Palm Creek Festival, Fairbridge Folk Festival, and Toodjay Folk Club.