Dave Warner Profile and Books

David Robert Warner was born in 1953 in Western Australia. He attended the University of Western Australia where he studied psychology.

In the early 1970s, Warner formed Australia’s first punk bank, Pus. The band performed an early version of ‘Suburban Boy’ which was made famous by Warner’s next band ‘From the Suburbs’. He released 8 albums over a 20 year period.

During this time Warner also began writing for stage, television, film, radio and newspaper. He eventually gave up full-time rock for his writing.

Warner has written 7 novels and 4 non-fiction works as well as children’s novels. He continues to write for TV.

Warner now lives in Sydney with his wife and three children.




  • Footy’s Hall of Shame (1996)
  • 25 Years of Mushroom Records (1998)
  • Cricket’s Hall of Shame (1998)
  • Horseracing’s Hall of Shame (1999)

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