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

International stories win (all sorts of) Walkleys

We've heard dismay about the Walkley Advisory Board retiring the Walkley for International reporting. Here are some stats that explain the context — and, we hope, will hearten those who produce and enter award-worthy international stories.

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Walkley Mid-Year Award Celebration

The Walkley Foundation will announce the winners of the Walkley Young Australian Journalist of the Year Awards, the Women’s Leadership in Media Award, ...

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Jess Hill2016 Women's Leadership in Media Award

Hill won for her freelance investigative work for The Monthly and Background Briefing. “When I started researching domestic violence in 2014, I had no idea I would spend the next two years of my life on it," she said.

Yaara Bou Melhem2016 Best Freelance Journalist

Yaara Bou Melhem has worked in the remotest corners of Australia and around the world. Her story about the lives of two refugees resettled in Cambodia from Nauru gave powerful insight into the human impact of the Australian Government’s failed resettlement plan.

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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