Jane Caro AM (she/her) is a Walkley Award-winning columnist, author, novelist, broadcaster, documentary maker, feminist and social commentator. She spent 35 years as an award-winning copywriter and 7 years teaching Advertising Creative at the School of Communication Arts at Western Sydney University. These days she is a full-time writer, social commentator, speaker and broadcaster.
She has published thirteen books, including three YA novels Just a Girl, Just a Queen and Just Flesh & Blood - a trilogy on Elizabeth Tudor, a memoir Plain Speaking Jane and Accidental Feminists about the life story of women over 50. Her latest book, her first novel for adults, The Mother, is a bestseller.
She appears frequently on ABC Western Plains, The Drum & Today Extra. She created and presented 5 documentary series for ABC Compass, airing in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. She writes a regular column in Nine Media and her opinion pieces and articles appear frequently in The Saturday Paper, The Guardian and The Big Smoke.
She is on the board of The Public Education Foundation.