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Jana Stewart is the Labor candidate for Kooyong in Victoria for the 2019 federal election. A proud Mutthi Mutthi and Wamba Wamba woman, Jana has close familial ties to the Traditional Owners of the Kooyong area. She lives locally with her husband Marcus and her two year old son Jude.
As the first person in her family to go to university, Jana is passionate about the power of education. Having successfully graduated from La Trobe University with a Clinical Masters in Family Therapy. Jana will always fight to ensure that all children have access to the best quality education, no matter where you live.
Jana comes from a line of strong women - going back 60,000 years – with a proud tradition of standing up and campaigning for the rights of others. Following in their footsteps, Jana has spent the past 13 years strongly advocating for children, families and vulnerable groups, including as a family therapist, a university lecturer and a policy expert on Aboriginal affairs and child protection in the Andrews Victorian Government.
Jana is being mentored by Linda Burney, federal MP for Barton in NSW.
"I will fight for a respectful, diverse community and stand up for all Australians to reach their potential on a fair and equal playing field."