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Jane Caro

Author, novelist, social commentator

Jane Caro is an author, novelist, journalist, broadcaster, columnist, advertising writer and media and social commentator. She has published 11 books, her most recent Accidental Feminists was published in February this year. Others include Just Flesh and Blood, a sequel to her earlier works Just a Girl, Just a Queen and plain speaking jane. Well known to audiences through the Gruen Transfer, she has also appeared in weekly spots on Weekend Sunrise, and Sunrise on the Seven Network. She has created, written, presented and co-produced for ABC Radio and Television. She has also appeared on The Drum, Q&A, The Project, Daily Edition, Mornings on 9, Studio 10 and Today. She writes regular monthly columns for Mt (Management Today) Magazine, and the Sun Herald’s Sunday Life. She is in demand as a speaker, workshop facilitator and MC.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

Our Leaders Agree With Science When Science Agrees With Them

6 min read

It’s interesting to see how seriously our politicians are taking scientific evidence and expert health advice regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

Teachers Won't Be Lectured By The PM -- Not Now, Not Ever

5 min read

I was intrigued by the PM’s message yesterday, pleading with teachers to keep schools open.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

What Faith Can We Have In Our Justice System If A Series Of Judges Can’t Agree?

3 min read

About the only thing that has been able to knock this bloody virus off the front pages, is the news that the convictions of Cardinal George Pell have been quashed.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

The World Is Run By Right-Wing Bullies Useless In A Crisis

4 min read

When then Treasurer Scott Morrison brought a lump of coal into Federal parliament, he thought he was being really clever.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

The Church Is Finally Losing Its Grip On Births, Deaths And Marriages

4 min read

It only took 119 years but, at long last, NSW women who do not wish to carry a pregnancy through to term -- for whatever reason -- can safely and legally access an abortion up until 22 weeks.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

Sorry, ScoMo, But Cashless Welfare Cards Are A Slap In The Face

6 min read

When I first heard about the Federal government's plans to roll out the cashless welfare card, my blood ran cold.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

Why Just Speaking Up About Sexual Assault Isn't The Solution

5 min read

I believe in the principle that everyone is innocent until they are proven guilty.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

Banning Phones In Schools Is Easy To Say But Hard To Do

4 min read

Victoria has just banned phones in government schools, a move that has been greeted with approval by almost everyone who doesn’t work in a school.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

The ABC Raids Could Spell The End Of Democracy As We Know It

4 min read

The headline in today’s New York Times says it all really: “Australia May Well Be the World’s Most Secretive Democracy."

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

If You Get An Abortion In Texas You Could Soon Face The Death Penalty

5 min read

A Texas State Representative -- Republican Tony Tinderholt -- has proposed a bill that could see women in that state who have an abortion charged with homicide.

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