There is a lot of controversy about her actions at the 2005 Logie awards, such as her being hostile towards co-star, Stepanie McIntosh.
In 2006 Bonner was involved in a car accident, and was charged, amongst other things, without a license.
The role of Stephanie Scully on Neighbours was originally cast to Emma Roche but she dropped out after a few weeks. Carla took her place and re-filmed the scenes.
Carla was a contestant on Celebrity Big Brother, Australia in 2002.
Carla was an extra in the martial arts comedy, Mr. Nice Guy.
Carla: I'd like to do big feature films, I wouldn't mind doing what Nicole Kidman is doing. But I'm planning to take the slow road if that's what it takes. But I will get there eventually. What will be will be but it will be big!
Carla: (On Neighbours) Because I know everybody so well, it's my home away from home, I spend so much time there.
Carla: (On pantomime's) Australians can't even fathom what pantomime is all about! It's so much larger than life and it's very magical. I guess when I think of home it's like we're quite boring when it comes to that sort of thing!