Jane was nominated by the Older Women’s Network NSW in 2022. She has over 3 decades of experience working, teaching and creating professional courses in community welfare and social work in Western Sydney. Her research is in the areas of caring, disability, ageing and violence against women.
Jane is also living with a disability and is passionate about supporting communities and bringing about social change and social justice. She has a strong research record, and experience leading local, national and international projects on aged care, dementia, mental health, informal carers, care workers, violence against older women and casual work in Higher Education.