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Jackson was a member of the Australian Senior Women's Team that won a silver medal at the 2002 FIBA World Championship for Women in China, co-captain of the team that won a gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, and captain of the team that won a gold medal at the 2006 FIBA World Championship for Women in Brazil.

In 2001, Jackson entered the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) draft and was selected by the Seattle Storm, which viewed Jackson as a franchise player.

She ranked first in the league for field goals, with 254, for total points with 698, for field goal attempts with 526, and for win shares with 9.2, and offensive win shares with 6.7.

She also ranked first in the league with 21.2 points per game average, and had a player efficiency of 32.1, likewise ranking first in the league, and led the league with win share per 48 minutes with 40.0%.

She ranked third in the league with a field goal percentage of 48.3%, and for total minutes played with 1,109.

She made 220 field goals and ranked second in the league in this category.

However, following the assassination of Shabtai Kalmanovich, the owner of the team, she announced in November 2009 that she would stop playing for the team and not extend her contract Playing in the team's second match against a Kaunas Lithuanian side, she scored 28 points, had 2 blocks and had 5 rebounds while playing 31 minutes to lead her team to victory after having missed the first game where her team lost.

Both her parents played for Australia's national basketball teams.Jackson announced her retirement from basketball on 31 March 2016, citing a persistent knee injury as the reason for her decision.Besides her basketball career Jackson is in the process of attaining her university degree at the Macquarie University, majoring in gender studies.Jackson treated the incident as a joke, saying "It was something to joke about even though we lost the gold medal." Leslie did not feel the same way about the extension pulling incident.The rivalry continued when Jackson transitioned to the WNBA and her Seattle Storm team played Leslie's Los Angeles Sparks, who at the time were the best team in the league.

Both her parents played for Australia's national basketball teams.Jackson announced her retirement from basketball on 31 March 2016, citing a persistent knee injury as the reason for her decision.Besides her basketball career Jackson is in the process of attaining her university degree at the Macquarie University, majoring in gender studies.Jackson treated the incident as a joke, saying "It was something to joke about even though we lost the gold medal." Leslie did not feel the same way about the extension pulling incident.The rivalry continued when Jackson transitioned to the WNBA and her Seattle Storm team played Leslie's Los Angeles Sparks, who at the time were the best team in the league.She ranked second in the league with 462 field goal attempts, and made 186 field goals, ranking 6th in the league in this category. She ranked fourth in the league in this category this season.