Jessica Tovey is an Australian actress who has worked in Australian film, television and theatre. Working in the industry for the past decade, she is best known for roles in Home and Away, Wonderland, Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo and Underbelly: The Golden Mile. She has been an active ambassador for the Australian Youth Climate Coalition, speaking at conferences and media events. Jessica grew up in the multicultural inner-west Sydney suburb of Marrickville and from a young age has felt strongly about the importance for of diversity in culture in Australia.
“I’m creating welcome because I want my country to be a place where we treasure the richness of diversity. A place where new Australians who land on our shore, regardless of the vessel they came in, feel respected and valued in our communities. And simply because if it was me moving my life and family to the other side of the world, it would mean the world to me to be met with open arms.”