Know on most releases as Bones Hillman. Originally the bass player with West Auckland band, The Masochists in 1977, and then with Suburban Reptiles
, and The Rednecks. After thathe moved to The Swingers (1979-1983), then went onto Coconut Rough (1983?-1985). He joined Midnight Oil in 1989 replacing Peter Gifford and remained with the band until its dissolution in 2002. He has a side project called The Hunting Party. He is credited with maintaining the sense of humour in Midnight Oil and is a favorite for interviews due to his witty comments.