According to the Internet source given below, Brenton Broadstock was born in Melbourne. He studied in History and Music at Monash University and it was not until he was twenty-six years old that he began to study music and composition seriously. In 1979 he went to the USA where he studied composition and theory with Donald Freund at Memphis State University. He returned to Australia in 1981 and continued his studies with Peter Sculthorpe at the University of Sydney.
His works include a symphonies ("Toward the Shining Light", "Voices of the Fire"), "Festive Overture", "The Mountain" for orchestra, "Tuba Concerto", piano pieces and concertos.
||Biography by wikipedia.org.