Natalie Lau is a 21-year-old part time local activist who enjoys appearing in the background on TV, checking news stories against Snopes and extreme ironing. She is smart and energetic, but can also be very boring and a bit lazy.
She is a Japanese Buddhist who defines herself as straight. She started studying philosophy, politics and economics at college but never finished the course.
Physically, Natalie is in pretty good shape. She is average-height with fair skin, black hair and brown eyes. Unusually, she has a prosthetic leg; a shark ate hers. She has a birthmark on her forehead.
She grew up in a working class neighbourhood. Her parents separated when she was small, but remained friends and provided a happy, stable home.
She is currently in a relationship with Rudy Andrew Chapman. Rudy is 3 years older than her and works as a gym assistant.
Natalie's best friend is a part time local activist called Yvonne Thomas. They are inseparable. She also hangs around with Jemima Gonzalez and Edward Lee. They enjoy jigsaw puzzles together.