Olivia Pirie-Griffiths

“Journalism is part of the national security landscape in a democracy. If we want a strong democracy in an increasingly challenging regional environment, we need appropriate supports for press freedom.”

Olivia has skills in policy development, strategy, government relations, fundraising and events, having worked for the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, conceptual agency Glider, The Ethics Centre and Racat Group.

Olivia was AJF’s Executive Director from January 2019-April 2022 before taking on a Chief of Staff role with Racat Group’s sub-publisher, Scout Publishing (housing Junkee Media, Awol and Australian Geographic).