Mic has a chance encounter with a woman who broke stereotypes for professional women and contributed to some groundbreaking conversations around civil rights in Australia. It’s the story of a remarkable and pioneering life.
Produced by Mic Cavazzini
Music courtesy of freemusicarchive.org:
David Szesztay (“The Hangover”)
Blue Dot Sessions (“Cloudline”, “Periodicals”, “The Air Escaping”)
Chris Zabriskie (“John Stockton Slow Drag”)
Monplaisier (“Hélice”) and Gillicuddy (“Porthglaze Cove”)
Thanks to Jane's nephew Dougal Kennedy and god-daughter Erin Sullivan, and the Human/Ordinary team.
For more information on Jane’s fascinating life and work:
Honouring Justice Jane Mathews AO - The Hon Justice MJ Beazley AO
Royal Commission on Human Relationships 1997 Report
Public Intimacies: The Royal Commission on Human Relationships [ABC podcast]
Bills Digest 50 1996-97 Hindmarsh Island Bridge Bill 1996
Australian Dictionary of Biography: Frank and Janet Mathews
A couple of pictures to accompany the story can be found here.