Ella has lived and worked in Numbulwar since 2008. She is currently working for Roper Gulf Regional Council, Numbulwar, whilst attaining a Diploma in Screen and Media. Ella is the manager of local dance group and band Yilila Band and Red Flag Dancers. Ella has vast experience working in remote community settings delivering high level arts and program management. Her background in media, film and community development programs has seen her continue advocating for ongoing Numbulwar arts and cultural programs. She has been Festival Director of Numburindi Festival since 2016, and is now Project Coordinating the Numburindi: strengthening culture and country bush camp program from 2018 – 2020.