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Jayne Christian

Jayne Christian is a Baramadagal woman of the Reid/Goldspink family belonging to the Dharug Nation. Jayne chairs the Parramatta City Council First Nations Advisory Group and is an Ambassador for the Treaty Council. Jayne has practiced as a social justice lawyer for ten years, with a focus on working with Aboriginal Communities across NSW.


Jayne belongs to the weaving communities in both Wagga Wagga and Western Sydney, is a member of Parramatta Weaving Garden Collective and practices traditional and contemporary styles of weaving and bush dying. Jayne was awarded highly commended finalist in the Blacktown City Council Art Prize 2023. Jayne’s work has been acquired by the Australian Museum, Blacktown City Council and as part of a collective work acquired by the Wagga Wagga City Council. Jayne uses weaving as a cultural practitioner to maintain a strong Dharug presence on-Country and contribute to the process of truth-telling of this place, now known as Sydney.

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