Eva Cox AO

For more than three decades Eva Cox has been at the forefront of social change movements that have had a profound impact on the way we live in Australia.

Having held senior positions in government, the community sector and academia, she is best known for her impact on the debate over the role of women in Australia - a passion that has seen her at the centre of important social changes such as the provision of government-funded childcare.

An author, advocate broadcaster, researcher and academic, Eva Cox gave the ABC Boyer Lectures in 1995, entitled A Truly Civil Society - these lectures introduced the social capital agenda to Australia.

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