Bonita has had a career in government and the non-profit sectors in strategic policy and communications roles.
Bonita has had a career in government and the non-profit sectors in strategic policy, budgetary, and communications roles. She is now a writer, managing editor and publisher of a publishing company, founder of the Football Writers' Festival, and Chairman of NBCCC.org.au, a community-based cancer charity. Bonita has qualifications in literature and economics. She also studied piano and singing has qualifications in piano.