Jane has been a member of the National Australia Day Council (NADC) Board since July 2017. As the elected representative and Mayor of the Flinders Shire in North West Queensland since April 2016, Jane brings a wealth of experience from working as part of local government including being responsible for a range of portfolios and a representative on a number of standing committees. Specifically, Jane has strong knowledge of the rural sector which she has gained working in the farming industry throughout her career.
A born and bred North West Queenslander, Jane is a third generation Hughenden resident and her role as Mayor continues her family's 50-year commitment to the region. A keen volunteer, she has contributed to sporting, health, educational and political causes and organisations.