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Walkley Young Australian Journalist Awards open — with changes

We’ve revamped the Walkley Young Australian Journalist of the Year Awards! The age cap has been raised to 28 and under, each of the seven categories will now be “all media” categories, and thanks to the Jibb Foundation the entry fee has dropped to $50.

Coding scholarships and innovation grants open

We've partnered with Coder Factory Academy to offer ten full scholarships for news professionals to learn how to code and build apps. Plus we're giving away grants of up to $35,000 to the most promising ideas for media innovation.

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