Senator Janet Rice works for the Australian Greens, is a former councillor and mayor of Maribyrnong, environmentalist and one of the founding members of the Victorian Greens.
Janet was elected to the Senate in 2014, speaking on behalf of; Foreign Affairs, Multiculturalism, Forests, LGBTIQ community, Transport & Infrastructure, Science, Research & Innovation.
Until her passing in 2019 Janet was married to prominent climate scientist Penny Whetton. We talk about Janet's grief in losing Penny, the year that followed and why she fights for environmental issues.
Janet's career spans 30 years and she has some great advce for staying fresh and motivated in our efforts of fighting for the causes we care about.