Jane Gilmore is an author, journalist, feminist, and consent educator. She has been researching and writing about the causes and effects of violence and poverty for over a decade and is now also delivering consent and respectful relationships education in Australian schools.
Jane has a Master of Journalism from the University of Melbourne and is an award-winning journalist who has been commissioned by The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian, The Saturday Paper, Crikey, Meanjin, News.com.au, The Daily Telegraph, SBS, Women’s Agenda, Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, Elle Magazine, Junkee, The Hoopla, Spook Magazine and the ABC among others.
She is a skilful keynote speaker and has extensive experience in providing engaging and expert commentary for radio, televisions, conferences, writer’s festivals, corporate events, and panel discussions. Her areas of proficiency are consent and respectful relationships, gender diversity solutions, gender pay gap, perception bias, gendered violence, media representation of women, reporting domestic and sexual violence.
Jane also provides media training and public speaking workshops, media advice, and writing for media advocacy workshops.
In 2014 she started the FixedIt campaign, pushing for change in the way media reports on men’s violence against women. Five years later she published a book about everything she had learned about men’s violence, women’s (mis)representation and the media. Fixed It was published by Penguin Random House in 2019.
In 2020 she wrote the work section of the book Work Love Body published by Hachette in 2021.
Her latest book, Teaching Consent, was published by Body Safety Australia in 2022 and the next book in the series Teaching Respect will be published in 2023.