Jane is a freelance strategic consultant with over twenty-five years experience most recently in Aboriginal health, Indigenous land management and governance (cultural and corporate). Her previous roles span Commonwealth and state government as well as NGO experience across Australia and in east Malaysia (Sarawak).
Jane's efforts secured permanent roles for Indigenous Land Management Facilitators and she values the principle of Healthy Country, Healthy Peoples. She has lived in Tasmania and Christmas Island, and appreciates the perspective of remote island life. Her interests are collaboration, collective impact, co-design and program logic, to enable positive change and healing, especially where it demonstrates social impact and nourishes First Peoples culture and livelihoods. Jane is an ecologist and veterinarian, a graduate fellow of the Australian Rural Leadership Program (Course 13) as well as alumnus of the Jawun program (EK23).
Jane is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has links with the Galiwin’ku community through her father’s war service. Jane has two adult daughters and lives with her husband in Collaroy.