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Jade Knight

National Manager, Public Affairs

Jade Knight is Maurice Blackburn's National Manager, Public Affairs. She is based in the firm's Brisbane office and travels extensively.

Practice Area

Media and communications


BA (Communications)

Jade has more than 16 years’ professional experience working in communications, strategy, public affairs and media across the private and public sectors.

Prior to joining Maurice Blackburn Jade worked as a media and communications advisor, starting with the Australian Medical Association before joining the State Government, where she worked as a senior advisor and Principal Media Advisor for the former Health Minister in the Bligh Government.

Jade’s career at Maurice Blackburn has spanned more than a decade across a range of public affairs roles including media management, strategic communications, government relations, crisis communications, advocacy and stakeholder engagement. She also has extensive experience in working closely with Queensland media, both in Brisbane and regionally, as well as national media outlets.

Jade holds a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Queensland.