The Walkley Foundation celebrates and encourages great Australian journalism, telling the stories of our nation and strengthening our democracy.

Join us to support journalism in Sydney on April 5

With our director Kerry O'Brien and an all-star panel of past and present Walkley-winners: Joanne McCarthy, Caro Meldrum-Hanna, Mark Burrows, Helen Pitt and Hedley Thomas, moderated by Peter Van Onselen.

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