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Clare Wright


Clare Wright (photo credit Susan Papazian)
Clare Wright is an historian, author, broadcaster and podcaster. Her books include the Stella Prize–winning The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka and You Daughters of Freedom, which comprise the first two instalments of her Democracy Trilogy. The third, a history of the Yirrkala Bark Petitions, will be published by Text in October 2024. Clare hosts the RN podcast Shooting the Past and co-hosts the La Trobe University podcast, Archive Fever. Clare is a past Board Director of the Wheeler Centre and current Council member of the National Museum of Australia Council. She is currently Professor of History and Professor of Public Engagement at La Trobe University.