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Our Team

Arthur Alla – Director

Arthur graduated from St Joseph’s Gregory Terrace in 2005, before going on to study a dual degree in Economics and Law at the University of Queensland. He founded Red Earth in 2011 after spending 9 months volunteering in Cape York. Arthur is a Pride of Australia Medallist, was named in the 2017 Forbes Asia 30 under 30 and was the 2017 NSW Young Australian of the Year, awarded in recognition of his work on reconciliation and closing the gap.

Caroline Booth – General Manager

Caroline is a qualified school teacher with 6 years of field experience in outdoor education, including 4 years working at St Andrew’s Cathedral School where she was the Coordinator of Service Learning. Her experience has seen her lead ski touring trips in the USA, run twenty-day expeditions from Kosciuszko to Bass Strait and facilitate trips in every state in Australia.  Caroline has studied in Sydney, Singapore and the USA and has a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Sydney with a focus on Indigenous education, as well as a Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation. Caroline is passionate about experiential teaching and learning, and seeing young people engage with the outside world.

Daniel Carson – Business Development Manager

Daniel studied communications at the University of Technology, Sydney, majoring in advertising and public relations, before moving into the tourism industry. He cut his teeth at Sydney’s famous landmarks, with over seven years experience at Sydney Opera House and Bridgeclimb in tour delivery, and operations. Over the years he has moonlighted as a performing musician & head of his own artist management company, specialising in ensemble performances and educational workshops along the East coast of Australia. He has brought to Red Earth a wealth of experience in business development, direct marketing and sales.

Nick Brown-Graham – Operations Manager

Nick studied a Bachelor of Applied Science in Ecotourism at Charles Sturt University and also has a Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation. Nick has 12 years experience in both the outdoor education and recreation sectors in a wide range of roles such as leading 21 day treks, whitewater river tours in Canada, guiding people in the backcountry in winter, managing journey-based programs and leading school groups overseas throughout countries worldwide. Nick’s experience in the facilitation of experiential education programs has focused on participant development, education, and growth.

Rochelle Bath – Program Manager

Rochelle, also known as Rocky, comes into the role with a background in community development, politics and journalism. She has completed her Bachelor of Arts and Social Science at the University of Queensland, Certificate IV in Disability, and is currently studying a Certificate IV in Outdoor Education. Over the past 6 years, she’s worked on programs within the disability, youth, and not-for-profit sectors, managing diverse teams, and creating opportunities for vulnerable groups within our communities. Rochelle is a passionate advocate for social justice with interests in education, environmental sustainability and indigenous rights.

Bruce Cartwright – Regional Manager

Beginning his career as a D&T teacher, Bruce decided to change direction later in life, and completed his Certificate IV in Outdoor Education. He is ultimate outdoorsman, enjoying fishing and 4WDing with his family. Bruce now combines his passion for the outdoors, his love of adventure, his training and his teaching background in his role as Red Earth Regional Manager in Cape York.