Elizabeth grew up on a small farm at Longford. She studied medicine at the University of Melbourne and is currently working as a GP in Hobart.
She has also worked as a doctor in Launceston, Smithton, regional Victoria and the Northern Territory.
Elizabeth is also a qualified journalist and has worked at The Mercury newspaper and Australian Doctor, the leading weekly publication for GPs.
She was a board member of Epilepsy Tasmania from 2016 to 2018 including the role of Vice-President.