Is a local having grown up on the North West Coast, educated in Wynyard and Devonport. She studied medicine at UTAS in Hobart followed by a period of working and travelling across the state, mainland and overseas. The hankering for the wilds of Tasmania saw Margret return to the North West coast. She bought a farm with her husband, Simon and they started a family. She worked for over 30 years in general practice in Latrobe. More recently Margret moved to Patrick Street Clinic. She also works part-time as a medical educator teaching GP registrars on the NW Coast. Margret enjoys the bush, travelling, gardening, cooking and eating with friends.