Shane Withington (born 22 August 1958 in Toowoomba, Queensland) is an Australian actor best known for playing surf live guard John Palmer in Home and Away on the Seven network; his former role in the television series A Country Practice, as Brendan Jones, the male Deputy Matron of Wondin Valley Hospital; as well as Willing and Abel, as Abel Moore, and the sitcom The Family Business.
He had a guest star appearance in Strange Bedfellows, alongside Paul Hogan and Michael Caton. In 2008, he was in the BBC drama Out of the Blue, playing the detective in charge of investigating a murder. Since 2009, he has had the regular role on Home and Away, he had appeared in the series previous as a character known as Colin.
Withington co-starred in the play The Boys Next Door in 1999.
|2004||Strange Bedfellows||Father Xavier Delaney|
|1988||Black Tulip||Voice role|
|2010||52nd Annual TV Week Logie Awards||Himself||Uncredited|
|2008||Out of the Blue||D.S. Simon Wilson||43 episodes|
|2007||Gumnutz: A Juicy Tale||TV Movie|
|Rain Shadow||Harry Greene||Mini-series|
|2009–present||Home and Away||John Palmer||Season 22–|
|2006-2010||Dive Olly Dive!||Various characters||56 episodes|
|2005||Blinky Bill's White Christmas||Additional Voices||TV Movie|
|All Saints||Bob 'Smithy' Smith||Season 8, Episode 29|
|1999||Dog's Head Bay||Bob Grant||13 episodes|
|1998||Wildside||Alan Grey||Season 1, Episode 13|
|Water Rats||Det. Insp. Gordon Withers||2 episodes|
|1989||The Family Business||Terry Jackson||13 episodes|
|1987-1988||The Flying Doctors||Mike Lancaster||9 episodes|
|1987||Willing and Abel||Abel Moore||2 episodes|
|1984||Queen of the Road||Fred 'Speedy' Norton||TV Movie|
|1981-1986||A Country Practice||Brendan Jones||367 episodes|
|1978||Chopper Squad||William 'Mac' McKenna||Season 2, Episode 3|
|Glenview High||Edward Lander||Season 1, Episode 13|