About Genevieve Jacobs

Genevieve Jacobs has been a journalist for 30 years, working in print and radio. Her career began with rural newspapers on the South West Slopes, she has freelanced for national magazines and spent a decade with ABC Radio Canberra. She works with a wide range of Canberra organisations including the Tara Costigan Foundation, and Gift of Life ACT, sits on the ACT’s advisory committee for Historic Places and the boards of the National Folk Festival, Canberra International Music Festival, M16 artspace and the Conflict Resolution Service.

Genevieve has an enduring interest in building community, and creating discussions that include us all. And she still loves nothing better than a good yarn.

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RISE with Canberra’s best events and artists as we move towards recovery
We've needed all our resilience and strength to get through the bushfires and the pandemic. And now it's time to RISE together in Canberra, to recover and grow. The RISE Canberra Calendar was launched on 26 May and has already attracted a substantial following: it's an aggregation of all the events and ideas that you can safely enjoy here in...
UPDATED: ACT records new COVID-19 case
UPDATED 3 pm:  ACT Health has issued a correction regarding the date of the ACT's last COVID-19 diagnosis. The date should have read May 4. June 7: The ACT has recorded its first new case of COVID-19 since the end of April, ACT Health said today. A man in his 40's who has recently returned from overseas has tested positive...