Nola Duncan was born in Perth in 1941.She attended Como Primary School and Girdlestone Girls High School and was a mediocre student. She married in 1961, had three children and embarked on a 20 year career as a housewife andmother. She moved to Canberra in 1976 and was divorced in 1981.
Nola remarried and lived happily for 29 years with her second husband until his death in 2010.
Nola still lives in Canberra, but does wonder why.