- 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 Club in 2003.
- In 2007, turned down a recording contract with British producer Tom Nichols.
- Quit the Australian soap opera Neighbours in 2008, after three years in her role of Rachel Kinski, to concentrate on completing high school.
- Won the 2010 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 Neighbours castmates Dichen Lachman and Margot Robbie.
- Called for tougher penalties for bullies after she was attacked in 2012 by three girls while with her sister in Melbourne.