Dr Elizabeth (Liz) Jacka BA (Auck), BSc (Auck), PhD (Syd) is a retired Professor of Communications (UTS Sydney) where she is currently an Emeritus Professor. For most of her working life she was an academic, initially in the field of Philosophy and later in Media and Communications. She also has several years of experience working in media policy and regulation for the Commonwealth Public Service.
In 2013 Liz provided research support and advice to Cate Faehrmann MLC when she presented the Rights of the Terminally Ill Bill in the NSW Upper House. Liz devoted much of 2017 to the campaign in support of the NSW VAD Bill.
Life Member of Dying with Dignity NSW
Board Member from 5 April 2014