Jill has worked extensively in multicultural and indigenous arts in Australia for over the past 25 years. She is a currently a co-opted Board member of the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) and Director of the Australian Art Orchestra. Recently she was the interim EO of the ECCV, is the former CEO of Multicultural Arts Victoria and Executive Director of Kulcha, Multicultural Arts of Western Australia.
She is an active cultural and community development worker and has worked extensively with many diverse communities to ensure they have a voice. Jill has contributed significantly to cultural policy development and strategies locally and nationally to promote diversity, human rights, and inclusion.
She has received an Order of Australia for significant service to the promotion of multicultural and indigenous art through leadership roles in arts organisations. Jill has been awarded the prestigious Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award facilitators prize which pays tribute to outstanding excellence in the Arts in Australia. She is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity for all Australians, including newly emerged communities and the right of all Australians to express and share their cultural heritage through the arts and the wider community.