Charles Jacobs

Policy Analyst

Charles Jacobs

Charles  is a Policy Analyst in the Indigenous Affairs team. He is working closely with Research Fellow, Sara Hudson on the Prosperity Project.

Charles has completed a Bachelor of International and Global Studies and a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney.  His honours thesis was on instances of political rhetoric surrounding the Scottish Independence Referendum of 2014.

As well as working at the CIS, Charles is employed as a statistician with Fox Sports Australia and as an extras actor for films such as Hacksaw Ridge.


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Media & Commentary

  • Indigenous business policy a good step 12 May 2017 | Ideas@TheCentre
    The ongoing restructuring of the much-maligned Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) is a step in the right direction for Indigenous Business. Whilst scant mention was made of Indigenous Australians in the Treasurer’s speech, it has been confirmed that $146.9 million over…
    The ongoing restructuring of the much-maligned Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) is a step in the right direction for Indigenous Business. Whilst scant mention was made of Indigenous Australians in the Treasurer’s speech, it has been confirmed that $146.9 million over…
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  • CIS wrap: Budget 2017 10 May 2017
    Budget 2017 entrenches big government Simon Cowan  In this budget the government has surrendered to the special interest groups and revenue-istas. Having maintained for years that the problem was excessive spending, the government has not only abandoned attempts to find…
    Budget 2017 entrenches big government Simon Cowan  In this budget the government has surrendered to the special interest groups and revenue-istas. Having maintained for years that the problem was excessive spending, the government has not only abandoned attempts to find…
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  • Boosting terror's aura bolsters its ambitions 21 April 2017 | Ideas@TheCentre
    London’s most recent terror incident spun the media and politicians alike into overdrive, labelling it an act designed ‘to silence our democracy’. In reality the perpetrator was a troubled individual who had virtually no capacity to destroy one of the…
    London’s most recent terror incident spun the media and politicians alike into overdrive, labelling it an act designed ‘to silence our democracy’. In reality the perpetrator was a troubled individual who had virtually no capacity to destroy one of the…
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