Cane Toad Times, Second Collective



Anne leads ToadShow’s print business, coordinates interpretive projects and manages ToadShow’s quality system. Anne has extensive Board experience in the arts and environment sector and takes a lead role in our strategic management. She carries out her role with a focus on quality and integrity. Her specialist skills include journalism, print production and project management.

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Cane Toad Times (Second Collective), Toadshow, Robert Whyte, Damien Ledwich, Interface 88, Jeanelle Hurst



Various Private Collections



2009 Queensland Museum Medal.



2011 onwards Independent Director, Healthy Waterways Ltd

2009-2010 Member, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University Industry Advisory Board

2002-2008 Chair, Board of Queensland Museum

1999-2002 Member, Board of Queensland Museum

2000 Member, Queensland Government Arts and Cultural Policy Reference Committee, Arts Queensland.



Bachelor of Design Studies, University of Queensland, 1977.


Professional Involvement

Ambassador Queensland Museum




Anne Patricia Jones (born 28 July 1955) is an Australian writer, editor, and administrator. She is one of four owners of ToadShow Pty Ltd, a Brisbane-based design company, where she is managing partner and company chair.[1] In 1981 she was co editor of Semper Floreat the University of Queensland student newspaper.[2] In 1982 and 1983 she was station coordinator of 4ZZZ.[3] In 1983 she co-founded, with Damien Ledwich and Matt Mawson, the second version of The Cane Toad Times. In 1986 she was a trainee writer with P.P. Cranney on the play Sweeping Statements, about the Federated Miscellaneous Workers Union, produced by Street Arts. Also in 1986 under the name ToadShow she administered the production of Hound of Music at the Princess Theatre, in Brisbane, Queensland. In 1999 she was appointed to the Board of the Queensland Museum and served as Chair of the Queensland Museum Board from 2002 to 2008. She was awarded the Queensland Museum Medal in 2009. In 2010 she became an Ambassador of the Queensland Museum, a role in the Queensland Museum Foundation.[4] In 2011 Anne was appointed to the board of Healthy Waterways Ltd, a not-for-profit, non-government, membership-based organisation working to protect and improve waterway health in South East Queensland.



Interview with Anne Jones

Poking Fun at the Police State, Catalogue, State Library of Queensland