She has worked with ABC TV, Showtime, CNN International, Channel 9, and ABC Radio National. She narrates documentaries such as Australia Says Yes and popular programs like ABC’s Media Watch, and is also a much sought after public speaker and Mistress of Ceremonies for a range of live events.
An advocate for positive social change, she is one of Al Gore’s Climate Reality leaders and has worked with Lock the Gate, Solar Citizens and The Sunrise Project.
Well known for her lead role in the cult classic film Puberty Blues, Nell is a graduate of NIDA where she and fellow students created the original stage play Strictly Ballroom.
She has served as Vice President of the Bondi Girls Surf Riders, and as director of the Sydney Festival, Object: Australian Design Centre and Rock Surfers Theatre Company.