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Claire O’Rourke

Country: Australia

Claire O’Rourke is an author, environmentalist, and activist. She has worked for two decades in the field of journalism, communications, and campaigns both in Australia and abroad. Her debut book, Together We Can, was published in 2022 by Allen & Unwin. Claire is currently Co-Director of Australia Energy Transformation at The Sunrise Project, and before that was National Director of Solar Citizens, a community-based renewable energy advocacy organization. A former journalist, Claire has extensive experience supporting impact, including driving communications for the Every Australian Counts campaign for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and as a senior leader at Amnesty International Australia.

Claire O’Rourke adalah seorang penulis, pencinta lingkungan, dan advokat dengan dua dekade bekerja di bidang jurnalisme, komunikasi, dan kampanye di seluruh Australia dan di seluruh dunia. Buku pertamanya, Together We Can, diterbitkan pada tahun 2022. Ia adalah Co-Director di The Sunrise Project, dan sebelumnya adalah National Director of Solar Citizens, sebuah organisasi advokasi energi terbarukan yang digerakan oleh komunitas. Ia memiliki pengalaman luas mengadvokasi dampak, termasuk mendorong komunikasi untuk kampanye Every Australian Counts dalam Skema Asuransi Disabilitas Nasional dan sebagai pemimpin senior di Amnesty International Australia.

Appearing in

Main Program | Climate Change in the Austral-Asian Region

Dramatic mountains, oceans, rivers, trees, and iconic wildlife are synonymous with Indonesia and the Austral-Asian region. But, we are all beginning to understand that our environment is changing and that …

Workshop | Writing to Unite Humanity

Global warming is the defining issue of our lives, so how can writers harness our creative process to respond? Drawing on Claire’s two decades of work in journalism and social …

Children Program | Writing for Impact

To truly move your audience, your words should cut through them. Claire O’Rourke, a campaigner and journalist, has been working in the field of journalism for over 20 years and …