Sen. Janet Rice Australia / Greens


Senator Janet Rice has been a Senator in the Australian parliament for eight years and a passionate campaigner for justice, people, and the planet for more than thirty years. She was a founding member of the Greens in Victoria and has also served as a councillor and mayor of the City of Maribyrnong in Melbourne’s inner west. Janet was the Greens Foreign Affairs spokesperson 2020- 2022. Her work is grounded in advocating for Australia to promote peace, democracy, ecological sustainability, equity and justice, and human rights in our international relations. Janet has been interested in China since joining protests about human rights in China at the time of the Beijing Olympics in 2008. She is a staunch advocate for Tibet and attended the 8th World Parliamentary Convention on Tibet in Washington DC. Janet has used her position in Parliament to highlight the human rights violations suffered by Tibetans, Uighurs and other minorities in China and supported the passage of Magnitsky-style legislation through the Australian Parliament, to enable the application of targeted sanctions against those who commit serious human rights violations.

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