Jen Butler is a political and community activist. Jen’s family are from St Helens on Tasmania’s East Coast. Jen is a mother of three and comes from a close knit family. Jen is the daughter of Heather Butler AM, a former MP.
Jen has organised and ran successful campaigns against family violence, launching the White Ribbon group in Tasmania. Recently, Jen stopped the stealth closure of online access centres throughout rural and remote Tasmania. She has more recently been campaigning for the Illawarra Road to be maintained as a service road between Perth and Longford. Jen is currently running a community campaign to push for funding to build a new Bridgewater Bridge with proper pedestrian and cycling access.