Anne Jones (writer)

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Anne Jones at the offices of ToadShow in April 2011. The framed drawing in the image is Opopaea jonesae Baehr, 2011, a Goblin Spider named in honour of Anne Jones.
Anne Jones at the offices of ToadShow in April 2011. The framed drawing in the image is Opopaea jonesae Baehr, 2011, a Goblin Spider named in honour of Anne Jones.

Anne Patricia Jones (born 28 July 1955) is an Australian writer, editor, and administrator. She is one of two working directors of ToadShow Pty Ltd, a Brisbane-based design company, where she is managing partner and company chair.[1] In 1981 she was co editor of Semper Floreat the University of Queensland student newspaper.[2]

In 1982 and 1983 she was station coordinator of 4ZZZ.[3] In 1983 she co-founded, with Damien Ledwich and Matt Mawson, the second version of The Cane Toad Times. In 1986 she was a trainee writer with P.P. Cranney on the play Sweeping Statements, about the Federated Miscellaneous Workers Union, produced by Street Arts. Also in 1986 under the name ToadShow she administered the production of Hound of Music at the Princess Theatre, in Brisbane, Queensland.

In 1999 she was appointed to the Board of the Queensland Museum and served as Chair of the Queensland Museum Board from 2002 to 2008. She was awarded the Queensland Museum Medal in 2009. In 2010 she became an Ambassador of the Queensland Museum, a role in the Queensland Museum Foundation.[4]

In 2011 Anne was appointed to the board of Healthy Waterways now known as Healthy Land & Water, a not-for-profit membership-based organisation working to protect and improve waterway health in South East Queensland.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ToadShow Capability Statement "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-03-09. Retrieved 2011-05-08.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Leo, J & Nunan, K. (1994) ‘Women Working in the Arts (Profiles of Women Arts Workers).’ Brisbane: Department of Education, Queensland.
  3. ^ Stafford, Andrew, 2004, Pig city: from The Saints to Savage Garden / by Andrew Stafford University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, Qld. http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn3109339
  4. ^ Queensland Museum Foundation | "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-04-23. Retrieved 2011-05-08.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Healthy Waterways Board Archived May 19, 2014, at the Wayback Machine

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