Caroline was awarded a Bachelor of Music (Honours) from the University of Western Australia in 1984, in Piano Performance. She was the Director of the WA Music Academy from 1987-2000. During that period she organised numerous events each year, including children’s operettas, recitals, concerts and fundraising events, and wrote a 12 book music education curriculum, Music in Colour.
Caroline has extensive event management experience in Melbourne, including arranging a black tie concert and silent art auction to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, which was held at the National Gallery of Victoria (2005).
Caroline was event manager for the prestigious Victoria Prize (2011)
and the Premier's Award for Health and Medical Research (2012). Caroline was the Vice-President of the Brunswick Beethoven Festival (2017-2018) and has been the Manager of Business and Operations at the School of Media and Communication, RMIT University, since 2015.