The only woman to have been Chair of Judges of AWARD and both Brisbane and Adelaide Art Directors Awards.

Jane Caro

Author, Novelist, Lecturer, Mentor, Social commentator, Award winning copywriter.

Jane Caro is an author, novelist, journalist, broadcaster, columnist, advertising writer and media and social commentator.

She has published five books ”The Stupid Country; How Australia is Dismantling Public Education” (co-authored with Chris Bonnor), “The F Word; How we Learned to Swear by Feminism” (co-authored with Catherine Fox), a novel “Just a Girl”, “What makes a Good School?” also co-authored with Chris Bonnor. Her fifth book “For God’s Sake; An Atheist, Christian, Jew and Muslim battle it out.” (co-authored with Antony Loewenstein, Simon Smart and Rachel Woodluck) was launched in July 2013. She is currently working on “Just a Queen” a sequel to “Just a Girl” to be published in 2015.

She appears regularly in the media including Weekend Sunrise and Mornings on Channel 9. She was a regular on the Gruen Transfer for 5 years. She created, wrote, presented and co-produced a 6 part radio series “For Better, For Worse” broadcast by RN Life Matters in July/August 2013. She has also appeared on The Drum, Q&A, The Project, Daily Edition and Today. She writes regular monthly columns for Mt (Management Today) Magazine and the Sun Herald’s Sunday Life, and a weekly column – “Caro’s Flotsam & Jetsam” – in Crikey.

She is in demand as a speaker, workshop facilitator and MC.

She is on the boards of Bell Shakespeare, where she chairs the company’s Artistic Advisory Panel, and The NSW Public Education Foundation.

She remains in high demand as a freelance copywriter and her advertising work has won many national and international awards including Cannes, AWARD, London International, Kinsale, ATV, Asia Pacific, One Show, Mobius and Caxton.

She is the only woman to have been Chair of Judges of AWARD and both Brisbane and Adelaide Art Directors Awards.

She has a BA in English Literature and moonlights as a beef producer and timber grower.

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