Maria Rigoni has lived in the federal division of Jagajaga since 1984, operating small businesses in the area for most of that time. 

As a fifth generation Australian, Maria has a strong commitment to her country and all who call Australia home. After leaving school at 15, Maria commenced work with a major bank and has all most 50 years’ experience in the Banking and Finance sector. She also holds a Bachelor of Business degree.

Maria is married and has three adult children and one grandson. As the wife of a man with paraplegia, Maria understands living with disability and the often not acknowledged or understood associated life challenges for all in the family.