‘You the Daughters of Freedom’ brings to life a time when Australian democracy was the envy of the world. For ten years from 1902, when Australia’s feminist activists won the vote for white women, the world looked to this trailblazing young democracy for inspiration.
Clare Wright is an academic, author, lawyer, political speechwriter, historical consultant and media broadcaster. Her earlier work ‘The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka’ won the 2014 Stella Prize and 2014 Nib Literary Award.
Suzanne Leal is an author, lawyer and literary judge. She is a regular facilitator at literary events and festivals, and review books for The Australian.