Jane Hall graduated from the University of New England in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science and a thesis on the cognitive behaviour of the Common Marmoset. Jane was also involved in a project on the behaviour and vocalisation of the Australian Magpie. Jane worked as a Zookeeper in a small native fauna park before working in a commercial pathology laboratory. In 2003 Jane began working with the Australian Registry of Wildlife Health as the Information and Resource Coordinator, where her role has continued to evolve along with the Registry itself. While working at the Registry, Jane also completed a Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Science from the University of New England (2007), and Certificate III in Captive Animal Management from the Taronga Training Institute (2009).
Jane’s role as Wildlife Health Project Officer encompasses a variety of jobs including: project administration; diagnostic haematology, biochemistry, parasitology and microbiology; gross pathology technician; research and data accumulation; asset and data management and maintenance; coordinating material sent to external labs for diagnostic work; assisting external parties with research tasks and enquiries; producing training and education materials; forensic photography; and managing the registry website.