The Shipley family is a third generation Victoria family. William Shipley was raised in Victoria along with his wife Barbara Shipley (nee Bonnell).
The last 40 years have been spent in the Gordon Head area of Victoria (University Area) where both children, Jillyn Shipley and Tim Shipley, were born and raised.
Jillyn still lives in the Gordon Head area today and has two sons, Spencer and Tyler.
Tim also lives in the Gordon Head area with his wife Jeany, their son Samuel, daughter Gabriella and dog Daisy.