Nanette Radeck was born and raised in North Queensland, Australia. Her mother descends from a pioneering cane farming family in the Burdekin; and her father is a post-war European child immigrant and renowned 1980s QLD, Foley Shield, Mt Isa and Townsville rugby league player.
Nanette has an undergraduate degree in Education and post-graduate diploma in Education from James Cook University. She also holds a Master’s degree from Central Queensland University. She was also awarded an Australia Day Achievement Award by Education Queensland for her contribution to education in her district.
Nanette has decades of experience in education across all sectors and school leadership. She has an extensive history working in different elements of the Education industry including, working in the United Kingdom for two years as an English and history teacher, as a deputy principal, director of teaching at a large regional Queensland independent boarding school, national secretary of the Association for Adolescent Success and as a University lecturer and course writer.
She is also a mother of three adult sons and her partner, also North Queensland born and raised, has three sons.
Nanette is a strong advocate for the creation of the 7th State of Australia and hosts the online live-streamed political commentary show ‘High Humidity’ that focusses on weekly happenings in Central and North Queensland offering opinions direct from politicians, industry leaders and community members on topical issues.