Justin is widely recognised for his outstanding cricketing achievements where amongst his many accomplishments, he rose through the Western Australian cricketing ranks to go on to represent Australia internationally. He played 105 international test matches scoring 7,696 runs including 23 test centuries. In 2009 he was appointed as Assistant Coach of the Australian cricket team, and in 2012 he achieved a lifelong dream when he took on the role as Coach of Western Australia for the Western Warriors in the Sheffield Shield and Matador Cup, and the Perth Scorchers in the KFC Big Bash League. In 2016 he will tour to the West Indies as Coach of the Australian cricket team.
A dedicated humanitarian, Justin is the patron and ambassador of a number of extremely worthy charitable organisations. Whether it is in his commitment to mentoring young Australians or sharing his own experiences and time to contribute to the development and welfare of others, he encourages everyone to actively take care of others.
In 2008, Justin was named as a Member of the Order of Australia for his services to Australian cricket and his extensive and valuable community work and in 2014 he was named the West Australian of the Year for Sport.
QUOTE FROM JUSTIN LANGER
“I am delighted to be acting as an ambassador for the Bravery Trust. Any person who makes sacrifices for our nation should never suffer financial hardship for themselves or their families. As a proud Australian, my respect for our veterans is immense and I believe it is crucial that we look after them.”