Christine started work as a Project Support Officer in the Hotham-Williams sub catchment in July 2018 to help with the Numbat Neighbourhood Project. Christine is passionate about the work we do protecting the iconic numbat and other threatened species. She enjoys working with the landholders around Dryandra to control introduce predators through the Farmers for Fauna Project and loves working with local school groups and community members.
Christine lives in Boddington with her husband Joe and 3 children aged 3, 7 and 9. She grew up on a farm east of Wandering near Pumphreys Bridge where Christine and her sister explored the Hotham River and Biberkine Brook which ran through their property.
Christine has a Bachelor of Science in Conservation Biology and Environmental Restoration which she completed in 2005. She is currently also working as a tour guide at Barna Mia nocturnal animal sanctuary and has done for the past 13 years, where there are 5 different species of threatened marsupials. She also takes school age children on eco-education activities in Dryandra teaching them about looking for animals tracks, scat and traces and doing a radio tracking activity.
In her spare time Christine enjoys bushwalking, taking the kids kayaking and camping.