Inducted as a Player in 2006
Jackson represented Australia in 30 matches, playing in two World Championships in 1975 and 1979.
She formed a vital part of the 1979 Word Championship team that finished in fourth place – a ground breaking achievement for Australia at the time.
She attended the US college of Louisiana State and was the first Australian woman to attend a US college on a basketball scholarship, paving the way for what is now hundreds of Australian athletes each year.
She was a fierce competitor on the court and the National Junior Championship trophy for under 18 women is named in her honour.
- Played 30 matches for Australia
- First Australian woman to attend a US college on a basketball scholarship – Louisiana State
- She was a fierce competitor on the court – a big presence in the key with a soft touch around the basket
- Daughter Lauren Jackson is 3-time Olympian for Australia and playes in the WNBL and WNBA
- The National Junior Championships trophy for U18 women is named in her honour
- Represented Australia in two World Championships – 1975, 1979
- Part of the 1979 World Championship team to finish in fourth place – a groundbreaking achievement for Australian Women’s Basketball
- Was part of the team to attempt qualification for the Moscow Olympics – 1980
- Inducted into the Basketball Australia Hall of Fame in 2006