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Jane Gilmore

Jane Gilmore was the founding editor of The King’s Tribune, which started as a small newsletter in an Elwood wine bar and over seven years, turned into a national magazine with a large subscriber base and international readership. She now writes a weekly column for Fairfax Digital (The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald) which usually focusses on the latest data and research into issues that primarily affect women.

Jane has also been commissioned to write for The Guardian, The Saturday Paper, Meanjin, News.com.au, The Daily Telegraph, SBS, Women’s Agenda, Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, Junkee, The Hoopla, Spook Magazine and the ABC.

Jane is a regular panelist on The Drum and has also appeared several times on The Project. She is experienced radio as well as public speaking for corporate events, writer’s festivals and panel discussions. Her areas of expertise are gender diversity solutions, gender pay gap, perception bias, men’s violence against women, media representation of women, reporting domestic and sexual violence.

Jane also does media training and public speaking workshops, media advice and writing for media workshops.

Jane is currently completing a Master of Journalism at the University of Melbourne. She is also writing a book based on the FixedIt project, which critiques the way women are represented by the mainstream media. TheFixedIt book will be published by Penguin in August 2019.


Thank you again for a fantastic keynote on Friday.  It was absolutely perfect.  Content rich but with some humour to keep us all sane.

There was a great buzz in the room, and everyone has been telling us it was the best International Women’s Day event in a long time.

—Verity Firth, Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion, University of Technology Sydney

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