Kaylene was born in 1968 in Rockhampton Queensland. She is a proud Gungarrie Iman Woman and South Sea Islander. She has worked in the film industry as a Production Manager, Consultant, Script writing, Presenter, Producer and Trainer. She works with community engagement and enjoys Guest speaking. She worked as a Casual Art Teacher with Central Queensland TAFE teaching cultural art for Certificate III to understand cultural diversity and for Buderoo Employment and Training Centre as a Trainer.
Currently she is establishing her business Kima Consultant to provide arts management connecting indigenous artists and people with Industry, consultation and community engagement.