Ms Jane Schwager AO


Tribunal Member

Ms Jane Schwager AO

SchwagerMs Schwager was appointed to the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal as a Member in July 2015 for three years. 

Ms Schwager is currently a non-judicial member of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal. She is also a nationally accredited Mediator in the area of alternative dispute resolution. In previous roles Ms Schwager has led both State government departments and non-profit organisations. She was the Chief Executive Officer of The Benevolent Society. She was also the Chief Executive Officer of the Parklands Foundation at Olympic Park in Sydney. Ms Schwager has also sat on a number of government and non-profit boards, including Taxation Board of Australia; Campbell Page Ltd; Nonprofit Australia; and Social Ventures.

During her time in State government she headed the NSW Department of the Ageing and Disability, the NSW Social Policy Directorate, and held senior roles in NSW Treasury, Community Services and Health.

by Ken McFadyen
Oil on canvas on hardboard, 1968

RAAF's first operation over North Korea
Robert Taylor
Oil on canvas, 1986