As a 10-year-old, toured the world with the Australian Girls Choir. Made her TV debut in the Australian-TV children's series The Sleepover Clubin 2003. In 2007, turned down a recording contract with British producer Tom Nichols. Quit the Australian soap opera Neighboursin 2008, after three yearsinher role ofRachel Kinski, to concentrate on completing high school. Wonthe2010 Inside Film Award for Best Actress for her feature-film debut in Tomorrow, When the War Began. In 2010, was living in the same apartment block in Los Angeles as former Neighbourscastmates Dichen Lachman and Margot Robbie. Called for tougher penalties for bullies after she was attacked in 2012by three girls while with her sister in Melbourne.