and began playing piano at the same age while taking up singing, dancing and acting lessons.
She appeared in numerous commercials for companies such as Optus and Nesquik, and had several minor roles in episodes of successful Australian television shows including Hey Dad..! While residing at Glenhaven, a suburb of Sydney, Goodrem attended the Hills Grammar School in neighbouring Kenthurst, from kindergarten until Year 11.
In an exclusive interview with The Australian Women's Weekly, Goodrem revealed that, since 2002, she had suffered from a head-to-toe rash, fatigue, weight loss, night sweats, and a lump on her neck.
The news of her diagnosis made newspaper and television headlines and an outpouring of support was shown by fans and the general public alike.
Born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales, she enrolled in dancing, acting, singing and piano classes at a young age.
She was forced to put all working commitments on hold while undertaking treatment for the disease. We sympathize, but technology keeps improving and we have to keep up, too.Our site runs faster and better on the latest browsers.She rose to prominence in 2002 playing a shy school girl called Nina Tucker in the Australian soap opera Neighbours.Venturing into the music industry, Goodrem signed to Sony Music at the age of 15 and released her debut album, Innocent Eyes (2003), which topped the ARIA Albums Chart for an all-time record of 29 consecutive weeks and reached number two on the UK Albums Chart.He co-wrote, with Taylor Swift, the song "You'll Always Find Your Way Back Home" from the Hannah Montana Movie soundtrack.