Liam McNeill graduated from HSC in 2008 and is employed by the Australian Army as a fitter/armourer with the Townsville-based 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment (3CER).

He was recently deployed on Operation Philippines Assist, the Australian Defence Force’s response to Typhoon Haiyan.  He assisted in many ways including fixing chainsaws for the engineers, welding and teaching Philippine Army soldiers how to weld.