Kelly's main interests are wildlife and the natural environment. As a child she was lucky enough to explore with her family, the many national parks, wilderness areas, wild sparkling rivers and un-spoilt beaches of Australia. Cape York has always held special significance to her. Kelly hopes to help preserve it for generations to come.
In 2015 she had a book shortlisted for the Wilderness Society's Children's Environmental Education Award. As an author Kelly interested in children's and Y/A fiction.