Ailsa works part-time in education and has just started a part-time course in chaplaincy. She has been attending Dianella Church of Christ, (which later became Living Grace Dianella) since 2004. She became a member after a couple of years and the church family is very close to her heart. She is married, has two grown children and is grandmother to a bouncy 5-year-oldl. Currently, she is secretary of the board and helps to host the online Soul Space. She occasionally helps to lead worship. She has loved Jesus since she was 9-years-old.