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

China, lost and found in translation

Bravery, truth, fire… butter? Trust Trent Dalton to get down to the big issues, language challenges be damned, on a recent Walkley exchange to China. Artwork by Rocco Fazzari.

Congratulations, 2016 Walkley winners!

Dec. 2, Brisbane — Photojournalist Andrew Quilty wins the Gold Walkley. See his winning work from Afghanistan and read tributes to all of our winners.

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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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