Colette has worked extensively in Australian theatre, television, film and radio.
Her most recent theatre roles include A Head Full of Love for the Darwin Festival, Dumped, the Musical, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, the Musical, Mum’s the Word 2 – Teenagers, Urinetown: the Musical for both the Melbourne Theatre Company and Sydney Theatre Company.
She travelled to England in 2002 after being awarded an International Artistic Fellowship to study at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London and was invited to join the company there.
Forty years on, she still receives fan mail from all over the world for her role as Doreen Burns in Prisoner.
She has worked in most other areas of television from reporting for A Current Affair, including walking the Kokoda Trail, to appearing as a regular on Good Morning Australia, Midday, The Don Lane Show, Hey Hey it’s Saturday Night.
She has also had guest roles on many Australian drama series such as The Flying Doctors, Blue Heelers and MDA.
She is currently appearing in Neighbours as Shelia Canning.