Relationships Co-ordinator for the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn:

Lara has been married for 26 years and, with her husband Tim, they have 5 children aged 21 to 13 years. They live on the family property near Canberra where Tim is CEO and Chief Winemaker of the acclaimed Clonakilla Winery.

Both are trained in Theology and Education and are leaders within the Disciples of Jesus, a Catholic lay community with branches throughout the Asia Pacific. Lara has over 20 years experience speaking with young people about marriage and sexuality and currently works for the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn as Marriage, Family and Relationships Co-ordinator.