Skye grew up on her parents broadacre farm North of Moree. She has a comprehensive understanding of the conditions, challenges and risks that local farmers experience in their day-to-day operations. After completing a Bachelor of Agribusiness in 2002, she returned to the region to work in the cotton industry as a cotton marketer – grower services manager for 13 years. During that period, she met her husband locally and started a family. Skye is truly committed to her local community and contributes by donating her time to several committees, charities and sporting organisations.