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Janet Albrechtsen

Whether she’s piercing pomposity or forensically analysing politics, business and law Janet Albrechtsen is The Australian newspaper’s peerless commentator on modern life.

She has previously also written for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian Financial Review, Quadrant, The Spectator and Canada’s National Post, Vancouver Sun and Calgary Herald and The Wall Street Journal.

Prior to that, Janet worked as a solicitor at Freehills, has a doctorate in law from the University of Sydney Law School, and also taught at that Law School.

Janet was a director, then chairman of the world’s oldest free market think tank, the Institute of Public Affairs, and has served as a director on boards of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation the Australian National Museum, and she was a member of federal government’s four-person ABC & SBS Board Appointments Panel.