Utopia Girls: How Women Won the Vote (ABC 1)
Clare researched, co-wrote and presents this one-hour television documentary with Renegade Films for ABC1, in association with Film Victoria and Screen Australia. Utopia Girls tells the remarkable untold story of how Australia became the first country in the world where women won full political equality: the right to vote and to stand for parliament.
Renegade Films http://www.renegade.com.au/
The Stamp of Australia (History Channel)
Clare was the historical script consultant for this two-part documentary produced by Hammerklavier Productions for Foxtel History Channel. The documentary, broadcast in March 2009 to commemorate the bicentennial of the Australian postal service, also featured Clare as an expert interviewee.
The Einstein Factor (ABC1)
Clare was a regular member of ‘The Brains Trust’ on this much-loved quiz show that aired on ABC1 from 2004-2009. Clare recorded over 40 episodes, and once famously exclaimed to her fellow panelists, ‘Don’t ask me; I’m lactating.’
George Negus Tonight (ABC1)
Clare lounged on the couch with George Negus in 2003 to discuss her research into women and pubs. George seemed a bit taken aback by Clare’s loquacity, and ended the interview by saying ‘Great to talk to you. Thanks for that. Shame you didn’t know anything about the subject matter.’
For the full interview transcript see:
In 2003 and 2004, Clare presented a regular history segment on 774 ABC Melbourne Evenings with Derek Guille. She also guest presented several history spots on 702 ABC Sydney with James Valentine.
Clare has been a frequent guest on 774 ABC Melbourne The Conversation Hour.
For her most recent appearance on 16 May 2011, talking about women in Australian history:
Clare’s research has featured in several radio documentaries.
Radio National – Artworks
“A Movie Maker in Your Back Pocket,” 1 August 2010
Radio National - Hindsight
Australia Drinks Part 1: Six O’Clock Closing
First broadcast 7 December 2003, repeated 17 February 2008
Australia Drinks Part 2: Beyond the Ladies Lounge
First broadcast 14 December 2003; repeated 24 February 2008
Eureka 1854-2004: Reappraising an Australian Legend
5 December 2004
Radio National – Perspective
Eureka’s Women: Mining for Hidden Histories
5 April 2004
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Radio National – In the National Interest
“Remembering Eureka”, 28 November 2004
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