Jennie Fenton

Jennie Fenton

Jennie Fenton is the Deputy Mayor of Bellingen Shire, as well as a parent, a carer, a disability advocate, an environmental scientist and founder of local social inclusion project, Bello Bellonging. She believes people with disability belong everywhere and focusses on sharing empowering stories around disability and diversity.

Jennie lives in Bellingen with her family and was awarded the Community Service Award on Australia Day 2016 for her commitment to sustainability, social inclusion, community childcare, local festivals, community gardens, and refugees.

She holds a BSc in Environmental Biology and worked for 18 years for the NSW Government in river and waste management.