Born: Established: Kingaroy, Kingaroy area, Kingaroy - Murgon - Kilkivan - Woolooga area, Central West Queensland, Queensland, ;
'Born and raised in Kingaroy, Queensland, Hugh O'Brien began his working life on a dairy farm outside Wondai. He later worked as an announcer, rugby league football commentator and news editor at Radio Station 4SB Kingaroy before becoming a copywriter at Australia's then largest advertising agency George Patterson in Sydney. He left advertising to pursue film writing and wrote the screenplay for the psychological thriller The Pact starring Sigrid Thornton and co-wrote the screenplay for the action thriller Endurance Island starring Paul Mercurio.
He has also worked as a speech writer for the Queensland Premier's department.' Source: http://www.mavmuse.com/ (Sighted 20/02/2012).