Leigh Newton is a songwriter/entertainer from SA who works in both secular and Christian contexts. Having been a primary classroom teacher for many years, Leigh is now back fulltime with music.
Born in Broken Hill NSW, Leigh has performed around Australia. In the 1980’s he played in the popular Adelaide bush band Three Corner Jack.
He has released nine albums variously for adults and children, probably being most known around Australia for ‘Christmas In The Scrub’ which places the Christmas story firmly in the Australian culture. Its sequel, ‘Christmas in the Shed’ was published Nov ’99.