As Demi Bennett, she first began to compete in her native home of Australia for Riot City Wrestling.
Her time competing in Australia also saw her excel in promotions such as Melbourne City Wrestling, Newcastle Pro Wrestling, and New Horizon Pro Wrestling.
The following year as part of Newcastle Pro Wrestling she debuted against a current NXT signee in Mercedes Martinez. A few months later she challenged for the IndyGurlz Australian Title.
By 2015, Ripley was competing for different promotions and in the process, she was competing in different countries.