R.I.P. Mark Newton-Troon

We recently lost our much loved friend after a long battle with Depression. In spite of his own struggles, Mark always put others first. He always had an ear to listen and a shoulder to cry on if you needed it.

Through his company Illusion Entertainment Mark managed many of Brisbane’s leading drag entertainers and did all he could to foster and support new talent. As a trained hairdresser, Mark personally styled hair for noteables such as Australian legend Rhonda Burchmore (who knew she wore wigs???), as well as many other performers.


Away from what we call the ‘scene’, Mark loved and enjoyed his friends, family, new adventures and experiences.

Mark TroonMark was laid to rest on Monday 2nd November in his hometown of Warwick Qld, with his husband Brett Newton, friends and family giving him an incredible send off.

Mark will never be replaced and will never be forgotten.

Brett has asked that donations of support be made to “Beyond Blue”.