Finalists announced for the 2017 Our Watch Awards

Finalists in the 2017 Our Watch Awards have been announced. The Awards, administered by the Walkley Foundation, recognise excellence in reporting to end violence against women and their children. “Our Watch is proud to announce the finalists of the third annual Our Watch Awards,” Our Watch CEO M ...

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Our best to Laurie Oakes on news of his retirement

Laurie Oakes is one of Australia’s finest journalists — he’s whip-smart, wise, and suffers no fools. He has served the public tirelessly and vigorously advocated for press freedom. Among his many accolades are the 1998 Walkley for Journalistic Leadership and the 2010 Gold Walkley. After close to 50 ...

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How the Australian government should support public interest journalism in a time of crisis: Our view

The Walkley Foundation has called for the government to address the challenges facing journalism with a multifaceted package of tax incentives, financial support and stakeholder negotiations. The Foundation’s proposals are part of a submission of analysis and recommendations to the Australian Senate ...

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Young Australian Journalist of the Year, Arts Journalism and more: Winners announced for Walkley mid-year awards

SYDNEY — The Walkley Foundation tonight announced winners for its suite of mid-year awards, as well as projects receiving seed money from the Walkley Media Incubator and Innovation Fund. The foundation’s annual Mid-Year Award Celebration recognises the best young journalists, freelancers, and pro ...

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Why we’re retiring the International category from the Walkley Awards

Update: July 12, 2017 We've heard concerns from many journalists about the loss of the Walkley Award for international reporting in our recent suite of changes to the awards. If you shared your feedback, thank you. We know how important the Walkley Awards are to journalists and their careers, we ...

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