Jane grew up on a sheep farm located between Hamilton and Cavendish. After leaving school she completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of New England, NSW before working in Sydney.
In 1994 Jane travelled for 18 months overseas and upon returning to Australia settled in Melbourne. Roles in Admin, HR and Event Coordination followed and in 2011 she returned to Hamilton. Jane lives with her sons Toby and Jock and her Labrador Indi.