Carole was born in Australia in 1945. She is married to Keith - a professional engineer- now turned organic farmer, alpaca breeder and climate change activist.
They are the parents of four adult children, Jocelyn, Guy, Zoe and Jude.
They share a passionate interest in conservation, wildlife, native vegetation and land restoration. They practice farming based on permaculture priciples, and are revegetating the wildlife corridors on their farm in Bathurst, NSW.
They also travel around the Central West of NSW with Carole's teaching work.