Jane Mussared

Introducing Two Raging Grannies

Jane Mussared is the Chief Executive of the Council on the Ageing in South Australia (COTA SA), the peak body promoting the rights, needs and interests of older South Australians.

Jane came to COTA SA in 2015 from ACH Group where she had been part of their Executive team since 2001, initially managing the Health and Community Services Division and then heading up People and Innovation. Prior to that Jane was the Manager of the State Government Office for the Ageing.

Jane is a member of the National Aged Care Alliance Home Care Reforms Advisory Group and the Federation of Ethnic Communities Council (FECCA) Healthy Ageing Reference Network. Jane is also the Deputy Chair of Cirkidz.

Jane is a past Winner of the SA Innovation Award in the Telstra Business Women’s Awards and of a Sanicare Scholarship to visit aged care in Malta and the Netherlands. Jane has a Masters’ Degree in Social Work (majoring in social policy and research) from the University of Michigan.