Julianne Schultz

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Professor Julianne Schultz AM FAHA is the founding editor of Griffith Review.
Professor Schultz is a member of the Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research and chairs the Australian Film, Television and Radio School. She sits on the editorial board of The Conversation and is a member of the Australia Council for the Arts’ Pool of Peers.
She is an acclaimed author of several books, including Reviving the Fourth Estate (Cambridge) and Steel City Blues (Penguin), and the librettos to the operas Black River and Going Into Shadows. She became a Member of the Order of Australia for services to journalism and the community in 2009 and an honorary fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities the following year.
She is a thought leader on media and culture and an accomplished public speaker and facilitator. She has served on the board of directors of the ABC and Grattan Institute, and chaired and been a member of many advisory boards with a particular focus on education, journalism and creativity, including the Centre for Advancing Journalism, A Companion to the Australian Media, the National Cultural Policy reference group and the Queensland Design Council.

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26 May 2016

Political philosophy has traditionally been concerned with the question of democratic legitimacy – the process by which the people confer the right to govern onto political representatives.

But with the rise of protest politics on the left and right alike, the people often seem...


9 Apr 2014

Griffith Review editors Lloyd Jones and Julianne Schultz invited a wild mix of New Zealanders to write about that place over the ditch. Join four writers and editors for a conversation about the complexities of the contemporary Kiwi.


7 Apr 2014

Contemporary New Zealand is undergoing a period of profound change. Migration from across the Asia Pacific region is reshaping the country, with Auckland now said to be the most multicultural city in Australasia.

To celebrate this Kiwi renaissance, author Lloyd Jones, whose Commonwealth Prize-winning...

7 Sep 2010

It’s time to invent a new way of doing journalism that recognises the new realities of the internet, according to Julianne Schultz in her opening address to last week’s New News Conference

THESE ARE unusual times, but spookily good times to be talking about...

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21 Jun 2010

Arts Queensland and the Centre for Social Impact propose the establishment of a Foundation for the Artist - the first of its kind in Australia - to bring together public, private and corporate funding for artists and the creation of new work. The...

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