NSW Rental Commissioner, NSW Government
Inaugural Rental Commissioner Trina Jones was appointed by the NSW Government in July 2023.
Trina is a voice for renters and working to drive change for a fair, quality, and affordable renting experience in NSW.
Trina has more than 15 years’ experience leading responses to complex social issues including housing affordability, homelessness, community safety, food insecurity and drug and alcohol use in Australia, the UK and Ireland. Trina’s leadership positions as CEO of Homelessness NSW, Deputy Chair of Homelessness Australia, and in local government give her a deep understanding of the complex challenges facing the sector. Trina seeks to work in partnership with renters, property providers, industry experts, advocates and community leaders for greater impact, informed by those with lived experience to develop innovative solutions resulting in lasting system change.
Trina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications (BA) and a Master of Arts in Community Development (MA).