The Hon. Janelle Anne SAFFIN (1954 - )**

  • Date of Birth: 01/11/1954
  • Place of Birth: Queensland, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Council25 Mar 199528 Feb 20037yr(s) 11mth(s) 4day(s)
52nd (1999 - 2003)
A Member of the directly elected Legislative Council. Date of Election 25 March 1995.

Political Party Activity

Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of Lismore Branch for 13 years. President, secretary at all voluntary level. State and Country Conference Delegate to New South Wales Australian Labor Party conference.

Community Activity

Member of Far North Coast Domestic Violence Liason Committee, Northern Rivers Regional Economic Development Organsiation and Amnesty International.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Lawyer (solicitor) and Schoolteacher. Educated at Northern Rivers College of Advanced Education, Lismore. (Dip.Teach.), Macquarie University (B.Leg,S). Admitted to practice in New South Wales. Interests include the development of Australia's links with our Asia-pacific neighbours. Recreational interests include reading, walking, swimming and movies.


Married (date unknown) and had issue, 1 son and 3 stepsons.

Additional Information

Board of Governors NSW Law Foundation, Member of International Commission of Jurist (Australian Section), Honorary Secretary Burma Laywers Council (Australian Section) and Member NSW Law Society. Saffin.pdf First Speech