Historian & Author
Clare Wright is an award-winning historian who has worked in academia, politics and the media. She is the author of three bestselling books: Beyond the Ladies Lounge: Australia’s Female Publicans, We Are the Rebels (YA), and The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka which won the 2014 Stella Prize. Clare created and co-wrote the ABC television documentaries The War That Changed Us and Utopia Girls, which she also presented. She is the writer/presenter of the ABC Radio National History series and podcast, Shooting the Past. Clare is Associate Professor of History at La Trobe University in Melbourne.