With 25 years’ executive experience in national and global community-focused service provision, Melinda has spent most of her career focused on children, young people and local communities. She is well known by the federal government and industry partners through her participation in both government and industry advisory groups in the Early Childhood Education and Care, Redress and Child Safety. A proud mum to three empowered young women who are pursuing careers in the fields of law, journalism and teaching Melinda is not one to sit still. In her spare time Melinda enjoys rowing, jogging on the beach, teaching ballet and being involved in all types of sports. With a fierce and passionate belief in the ability of all children and young people, Melinda is excited to be a part of the JAG team and building brighter futures together for all Aussie kids.
Robyn’s career has spanned 35 years, encompassing senior leadership roles in education, local government, children’s services and the charity sector. She holds qualifications in Education, Children's Services, Management and training and began her career as a Grade 1 teacher. Robyn’s passionate advocacy for children, social justice and the importance of play is reflected in all aspects of her life.