Jane Austen

Jane Austen
Jane is the Chifley Research Centre’s Executive Officer, and gets a kick out of publishing progressive ideas from Australia’s best thinkers. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Central Queensland University, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Policy and Applied Social Research from Macquarie University. In 2011, Jane was selected as a Young Progressive Leader as part of the inaugural Progressive Leaders Program.

Articles by Jane Austen

Time for all of us to act

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Intergenerational report prepared by Baby Boomers who had the best deal of any generation

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In the name of love

British film Pride tells the story of two communities coming together for a common cause – police state oppression under the leadership of Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and vilification by the tabloid press. But the film isn’t about the … Read More

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Climate change, history wars and twelve months of a LNP Queensland

Twelve months ago tomorrow, Labor members and supporters were campaigning to reinstate the Bligh Labor government for a second term in its own right. What happened next sent a shock wave through Labor circles as we experienced the most significant … Read More

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