Janine received her Diploma Applied Science (Nursing) in 1990 from Avondale College and her Graduate Diploma Clinical Nursing in 1993 from University of Sydney. Her nursing experience has been divided amongst hospitals and community health. As well as her many years of clinical nursing experience, her roles have included management and clinical education. One of the highlights of her nursing career was the opportunity to work voluntarily in Nepal. Janine has a keen interest in wound care, continence promotion and management and primary health. Since her initial Diploma, she has continued her education with study in these areas. When not at work, Janine enjoys paper and wool crafts, reading and outdoor activities such as camping and bush walking.