Executive Officer, Council of Single Mothers and their Children
Community Service and Engagement, Families, Feminist Policy and Politics, Women’s Affairs
Jane Stanley has been Executive Officer of the Council of Single Mothers and their Children, Victoria (CSMC) for over seven years. Strongly committed to social justice and equality for women, she has worked tirelessly to improve the conditions of single mothers and their families. Jane has represented the needs of single mothers in a wide range of settings, through political advocacy, representation of single mother issues to government and community organisations, and involvement in research. She has written numerous submissions to government inquiries on a wide range of policy issues. Jane is committed to promoting the involvement of single mothers in CSMC and ensuring that the diverse experiences of single mothers are highlighted to policy makers and the community at large.
Jane has previously worked in community organisations in direct service and group work roles, and has held positions in the Victorian state government in policy development and administration.