- Candidate for Badcoe
Jayne Stinson is an award-winning TV and radio journalist who has spent more than a decade in the community, reporting on our courts and social justice. She began her journalism career with the ABC and has also worked for Ten News and the Seven Network.
Jayne’s family battled unemployment when she was young, and she knows the value of education, training, and a secure job - as well as a social safety net.
Jayne’s Dad ran his own small business in the manufacturing sector. Unfortunately, he suffered a serious back injury at work, requiring years of intensive treatment. Jayne knows firsthand the value of public health care and protecting workers’ rights.
Jayne has volunteered since she was very young, and continues to give her time.
She is passionate about community safety and eliminating domestic violence. She has chaired the Victim Support Service and served on the Board of JusticeNet.
Jayne is a member of Millswood-Clarence Park Neighbourhood Watch and a White Ribbon Advocate. Jayne has also hosted and helped organise the annual White Ribbon Breakfast for several years.
With Irish and German heritage, Jayne strongly believes everyone deserves to feel included in Australia. That’s why she’s a 'Welcome to Australia' Ambassador and regularly volunteers for the Australian Refugee Association.
Jayne lives in Black Forest with her partner Ash, who works in education and the legal sector.