Jane Prentice MP
Assistant Minister for Disability Services
Jane Prentice has been the Federal Member for the electorate of Ryan since 2010. She was appointed Assistant Minister for Disability Services in February 2016 and reappointed as Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services in July 2016.
As Assistant Minister for Social Services and Disability Services Jane is committed to ensuring the implementation and sustainability of the NDIS as well as to her goal of removing barriers for people with disability and improving the rates of disability employment. Jane is Co-Chairman of the National Disability and Carers Advisory Council.
In addition, she is; the House of Representatives Member on the National Archives of Australia Advisory Council, a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Human Rights, Foreign Affairs and Defence, and a member of the Advisory Board of Griffith University’s School of Government and International Relations.
Before entering public life, Jane owned and managed a successful convention and event management company for twenty years and was responsible for organising many of Queensland’s largest events.
During this Jane was also the Business Manager for the Australian Telecommunications Users Group in Queensland; as well as serving on many industry and community boards and committees.