Jane Taylor

In 1980, Jane Taylor organised the first Grandparents Day in Australia at Cringila Public School. She was a founding member of Wollongong Women’s Centre, a NSW Teachers Federation delegate to the South Coast Labour Council and worked closely with Merv Nixon as a member of the SCLC Peace Committee. She enjoys living in a secluded part of Coledale, has been active in many aspects of community life, and was involved in the battle to retain camping at Coledale Beach.

Listen to Jane’s Interview

Jane’s audio interview can be downloaded here.


Cringila Public School – Grandparents Day – Community – Macedonian Migrants – Educational Change – Pollution – Merv Nixon – South Coast Labour Council – Peace Committee – Activism – Coledale Camping Area – Cokeworks Road – Wollongong Women’s Centre

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Jane’s Photo Album