Jennifer Kirkaldy


Jennifer Kirkaldy

Board Member

Jennifer works for The Salvation Army Australia as the national General Manager of Policy and Advocacy, guiding that organisation’s social policy and advocacy efforts to achieve social justice in Australia.  Jennifer was appointed to the Marymead Board in February 2020.

Prior to joining the not-for-profit sector, Jennifer had a long career with the Australian Public Service.  Jennifer has experience spanning legal, policy and practice implementation across the defence, climate change and regional development portfolios.  Most recently Jennifer was a foundational member of the National Disability Insurance Agency and worked on establishing the legislative and policy framework for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and then delivering the Scheme across Australia.  Jennifer is also currently a sessional lecturer at Charles Sturt University, teaching administrative law.

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