Tim is a descendent of the Gundijtmara people from the western district of Victoria.
Tim has worked in the Aboriginal community for over 20 years in areas such as filmmaking, tourism, education, cultural awareness, and genealogy. Between 2008 and 2010, Tim managed Kirrit Barreet, an Aboriginal community organisation that operated as an arts and cultural centre.
Currently, Tim works as a Cultural Educator at the Koorie Heritage Trust delivering Aboriginal cultural awareness and competency across the private business sector, Government and community organisations. Tim also conducts cultural tours for schools, corporations and the general public as well as cultural talks in pre-schools and kindergartens.