Ngaire became passionate about climate change when she went snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef and saw the bleached coral there. She joined AYCC in 2013 where she heard about Adani's proposed coal mines on the reef. She has volunteered on a number of campaigns including the Don't Risk the Reef campaign. She was the ACT Campaigns Coordinator in 2015. Ngaire has recently finished studying a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Canberra. She also enjoys reading, drinking coffee, and running.