Jane has a long history working in public policy, health and human services across non-government organisations, local government and state / territory governments in Victoria and the NT. Over the past 20 plus years, Jane has worked in the NT as the Chief Executive Officer of NTCOSS, (the peak body for the NGO sector and an advocate on social justice); a senior advisor for the Minister for Territory Families; as a consultant and a senior manager in a range of government departments.
Jane brings extensive experience in managing major reform agendas; in leading large and complex community services and advocacy campaigns on social justice issues; as well as leading policy and strategy development across a range of public policy areas, including Aboriginal health, alcohol and other drug policy, and gender equity and diversity. She has extensive experience in developing place-based solutions and collaborative partnership agreements in regional and remote communities and with Aboriginal communities.
Jane has been active at the community level over a number of years in advocating on LGBT and gender issues as well as HIV/AIDS.