The Hon. Janelle Saffin MP, Member for Lismore

The Hon. Janelle Saffin MP has served in both the NSW and Australian parliaments. In 2019, she won the NSW state seat of Lismore, becoming its first female MP and its first Labor member in 50 years. She has also served as a member of Southern Cross’ University Council.

The Hon. Tamara Smith MP, Member for Ballina

The Hon. Tamara Smith MP is the NSW Greens MP for Ballina. She is the first woman to represent the electorate and the first Greens MP to hold a regional seat in any Australian parliament. An alumna of the Law Disciple at Southern Cross University, she sits on the Faculty’s Law Advisory Committee.