About Genevieve Jacobs

Genevieve Jacobs has been a journalist for 30 years, working in print and radio. Her career began with rural newspapers on the South West Slopes, she has freelanced for national magazines and spent a decade with ABC Radio Canberra. She works with a wide range of Canberra organisations including the Tara Costigan Foundation, and Gift of Life ACT, sits on the ACT’s advisory committee for Historic Places and the boards of the National Folk Festival, Canberra International Music Festival, M16 artspace and the Conflict Resolution Service.

Genevieve has an enduring interest in building community, and creating discussions that include us all. And she still loves nothing better than a good yarn.

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Australian of the Year awards presentation at the National Arboretum
Date: Friday 25 January 2019. Venue: National Arboretum Canberra. Photography: Karen Widdowson. Canberra paediatrician Dr Sue Packer AM has been named the Senior Australian of the year for 2019, recognising a lifetime of advocacy for the rights of children, with a focus on working with the victims of child abuse and on championing the importance of early education and development. Her accolade follows the...
Professional services success is all about relationships, says Rubik3
After a year of stunning growth, Rubik3 director Guy Earnshaw is sitting in a Braddon cafe, reflecting on what went so right. The owner of Australia's top start-up on the Australian Financial Review's annual list and a finalist in the MyBusiness Optus Awards comes to an interesting conclusion about his professional services firm as he stirs his latte: he thinks...