Reappointed on 18 February 2022 for a third three year term until 4 May 2025.

About Janet

Mrs Hirst brings experience in senior regional government policy roles. She was Chief Executive Officer of The Ian Potter Foundation, one of Australia's leading philanthropic foundations for ten years and was a Council Member of Philanthropy Australia. Mrs Hirst played a key role in establishing the Deputy Prime Minister's Regional Women's Advisory Council and was a member of the Regional Australia Summit Steering Committee.