Jenny is Shadow Minister for Prevention of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault and Shadow Minister for Small Business. She convenes Parliament’s Country Labor, Chairs the NSW Branch of Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians and is Deputy Chair of the National Steering Committee.
Jenny is a long-time champion of equality, rejecting racism, discrimination and abuse. In her public service career Jenny worked for the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs Social Justice Coordination Section, where she assisted in drafting and consulting on the Department’s Agenda for Women and worked on the review of the Department’s Domestic Violence Provisions. In 1997 she coordinated a meeting of church and community leaders to affirm their commitment to multiculturalism, and established the ACT Labor Social Justice Committee.
During her business career Jenny received numerous awards at the local, state and national level and co-founded the Women’s Network Hunter. Jenny is a member of the Labor Women’s Forum, and Emily’s List and has mentored a number of women in politics and business.
Jenny has a BA (ANU), Grad Dip Applied Psychology (Counselling) (UCan), Certificate of Coach Management (Institute of Transport and Logistics Sydney University) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.