Jacquie Svenson

Jacquie (J.D.) Svenson is solicitor at the University of Newcastle Legal Centre, writer, and environmental activist. Her clifi thriller Direct Action was published in September 2019.


Jacquie Svenson is a solicitor at the University of Newcastle Legal Centre and author of the clifi thriller Direct Action, published in September 2019. She is a long-term public interest lawyer and environmental activist. She has been an advisor to a federal senator, a lobbyist in state parliament, and a campaigner for many environmental NGOs, and in 2019 founded local climate group Newcastle Climate Change Response. As part of a PhD at the University of Newcastle she is working on her second clifi novel, exploring questions of intergenerational justice and mothering in a time of climate chaos.

Jacquie Svenson

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