Before joining Nous, Lara held corporate positions in the Australian Government. Her experience includes organisational development, culture change, governance, reporting and compliance and parliamentary coordination.
Lara also has significant experience in adult education: she managed a language, literacy and numeracy program in WA and taught visual arts in Phillip Island, Melbourne. She has creative design experience, holding a first-class honours degree in filmmaking and photo media from The Australian National University.
Lara has spent significant personal and professional time in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory and remote areas of WA, and has a keen interest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ cultures and history.
Lara enjoys walking up Canberra’s Mount Ainslie and spending time with her family and friends.