Christine was born in Cairns, North Queensland, of Torres Strait Island descent. She studied at the National Aboriginal And Islander Skills Development Association and best female artist at the Deadly Sounds National Aboriginal & Islander Music Awards. 1997 saw Christine starring in the musical Little Shop Of Horrors followed by a year in the hit musical Rent in 1998/99 to outstanding critical acclaim. Her role as Mimi in Rent led to her being invited to perform the role in the Broadway version - an invitation she had to decline due to work being in progress on her next album.
Sang at the Sydney Olympics Closing Ceremony, singing the song My Island Home.
Also an accomplished singer.
Sang at the Australian Football League 2003 Grand Final.
She gave birth to her second child, a daughter Zipporah Mary Corser, on 3 August 2002 - her first child with partner actor/singer Rodger Corser. She has a son, Kuiam (born May 1996), from a previous relationship.
She ranked 94th in FHM Australias 100 Sexiest Women.