Over the past 40 years Senior Advisor Jane Munday has worked as a journalist, including Chief Police Reporter for the Melbourne Age, as Media Director for Victoria Police, Director of Media and Corporate Communication for Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services, Director of Communication and Marketing for the Office of Territory Development in the Department of the Chief Minister and Manager of Marketing and Communication with the AustralAsia Railway Corporation.
Jane established Michels Warren Munday, now True North Strategic Communication, in April 2004 and sold the business in October 2015 to current Managing Director Elena Madden. Jane remains an important part of the team, specialising in community engagement and social impact assessment.
Jane has served as President of the Public Relations Institute of Australia’s (PRIA) Northern Territory Division and is a Fellow of PRIA. She is a Member of the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2), the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) and is a former Fellow of the Marketing Institute of Australia. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), has a Masters of Business Administration (Marketing), a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Indonesian), a Graduate Diploma in Public Sector Executive Management, a Certificate IV in Workplace Training, a part-completed BA in Journalism, an Advanced Certificate in Public Participation with IAP2 and Certificates in Social Impact Assessment and Human Rights in Impact Assessment with IAIA.
Currently, Jane is a PhD Candidate at the Northern Institute of Charles Darwin University, researching participative approaches to social and cultural impact assessment in Northern Australia.
Jane spent four months overseas as a Churchill Fellow in 1991 studying crisis communication.