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Whip it good

From Charles Purcell, the newsroom adventures of Banjo Paterson, cadet journalist.

Take to the skies!

Get started with drones in a super fun Future Wednesday with Michael Sammut, chief of Channel Nine's drone program. Test flight included, weather permitting. Sydney, Feb. 22.

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PWF – Cautionary Tales – Perth

Join us at The Perth Writers Festival this February for Cautionary Tales - The allure of the criminal. Crime novelist Candice Fox is a se ...

PWF – Bowraville – Perth

A compelling look at one of Australia's most notorious murders. The Australian’s National Crime Reporter Dan Box is the creator of the gripping tru ...

Walkley Editors Lab news hackathon

Editors Lab is back March 9-10, 2017! Teams of journalists, developers and designers from Australia's best newsrooms will spend two days developin ...

Media Talk: The media & the Middle East

The media & the Middle East The Middle East, with both cosmopolitan cities and conflict zones, has long drawn foreign correspondents and freelancer ...

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Andrew Quilty2016 Gold Walkley

As a freelance photojournalist based in Kabul, Quilty has relentlessly pursued complex and important stories in a country that is critical to understand.

Elly Bradfield2016 Young Journalist of the Year

Bradfield's pieces on the ice epidemic stood out for her carefully crafted stories and brilliant use of her medium; she tackled difficult subjects with courage, sensitivity and innovation.

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