Bonora is an all-arounder. She represented Australia in gymnastics at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She did not compete in 2011 because of an ankle injury. As a member of the 2012 Australian senior squad, she was coached by John Hart. 
At the 2012 Australian Gymnastics Championships in Sydney, she finished fifth on balance beam and seventh on uneven bars. The event was part of the Australian national team Olympic qualifying process. In mid-June 2012, she was one of twelve Australian gymnasts vying to earn a final spot on the Olympic squad at a training session for the national team at the Australian Institute of Sport. She was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in women's artistic gymnastics. She has been selected to compete in the women's team event. These will be her second Games. Her Olympic training preparations will include learning how to deal with flash photography with strobe lighting used at practice and being exposed to distracting noises.