Aunty Jane Jones is a Noongar woman. She was born in York, Western Australia, and grew up in Popanyinning. Jane’s nursing career began in 1973 at the Royal Perth Hospital School of Nursing.
She completed her Nursing degree at Curtin University in 1996 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science-Nursing in 2001. Jane is focussed on looking beyond the morbidity and mortality statistics and towards understanding the scope of the social, emotional, psychological and health issues that confront her clients in the communities.
Aunty Jane Jones was inducted into the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives Hall of Fame in 2018 acknowledging her as one of those who have provided exceptional accomplishments and excellent contribution to the community as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurse and/or Midwife.
Jane is currently the Practice Manager and Registered Nurse at DYHSAC’s Mirrabooka Clinic, supporting and guiding clients and families through the health system. She has also been instrumental in supporting the Heart Health program at East Perth Clinic providing rehabilitation and ongoing support. Jane advocates for clients and their families to deliver culturally safe services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.