on April 14, 2013
Warwick Marsh has been married to Alison Marsh since 1975 and they have five children and eight grandchildren and he and his wife live in Wollongong in NSW, Australia. He is a family & faith advocate, social reformer, musician, TV producer, writer and public speaker.
In 1988 Warwick and his wife Alison founded Australian Heart Music. Before this Warwick worked in the Building Construction Industry. Mostly self-employed as contractor but for a time on wages where he was a member of the Builder’s Workers Union.
In 1990 Warwick left the building Industry and he and his wife travelled extensively throughout Australia performing in many aboriginal communities, country towns, schools, pubs, jails and churches. They also traveled around the world with their musical family performing their original music and sharing the message of faith, family, hope and love. Together with his family they recorded seven albums and produced many others and from 1995-98 Warwick worked with Indigenous Australians whilst coordinating the Praise Corroboree which was an annual event featuring prayer and reconciliation held in Parliament House in Canberra.
In 1998 he received a Father of the Year Award in the NSW Parliament. In 2001 Warwick received a Centenary Medal from Australia’s Prime Minister for his Mission work and his work with Aboriginal people and youth.
In 2002 Warwick & Alison Marsh established the Dads4Kids Fatherhood Foundation to encourage fathers and promote excellence in fathering through web, TV, radio, research and policy development, educational programs and training the trainer.
In 2010 Warwick Marsh, in cooperation with many other faith leaders, drafted the Canberra Declaration to support family, faith, life and freedom. www.canberradeclaration.org.au The Canberra Declaration website and regular email now has over 80,000 signees.
In 2011 Warwick Marsh, with other faith leaders who are passionate for prayer, helped establish the National Day of Prayer and Fasting
Warwick is a leader in the Men’s and Family Movement and he is well known in Australia for his advocacy for children, marriage, manhood, family, fatherhood and faith. Warwick is passionate to encourage men to be great fathers and to know the greatest Father of all. The father in whom “there is no shadow of turning.”
Wollongong, NSW Australia
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