La Trobe U historian Clare Wright is talking at the Melbourne Writers Festival about women’s voting rights, with luck, she will also update her audience on turning a book into a script. CMM hears the first draft of the script for a TV pilot based on her book, The forgotten rebels of Eureka. is in final edit. Producer Mark Ruse has met with television executives and talent agents and the project has an agent.
Last July LT U provided $200 000 from its Strategic Investment Fund for the project (CMM July 4 2018).