Clare Stevenson Memorial Lecture 2009

Caroline Jones delivery of the 2009 Clare Stevenson Memorial Lecture

Caroline Jones is a writer and broadcaster who has worked at the ABC for more than 40 years on current affairs programs such as This Day Tonight, Four Corners and Sydney morning radio. For 8 years, on ABC Radio National, Caroline presented the Search for Meaning programs, in which hundreds of Australian men and women told stories of their lives. This provided the inspiration for Australian Story which Caroline has contributed to and presented since its inception in 1996.In 1998 Caroline Jones was made an Officer of the Order of Australia. In 1997 she was voted one of Australia’s National Living Treasures. In 1998 Caroline was appointed an Ambassador for Reconciliation by the Aboriginal Council for Reconciliation.Caroline is the recipient of a number of awards for her work in broadcasting, reporting, producing and writing.In 2009 ABC Books published Through a Glass Darkly, A Journey of Love and Grief with my Father by Caroline Jones, in print and on CD. Caroline cared for her father and stepmother for the last years of their lives.

Here is her delivery of the 2009 Clare Stevenson Memorial Lecture.



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