The Weekly Times, The Courier-Mail, Townsville Bulletin, Bundaberg NewsMail and The Rural Weekly
June Andrews Award for Industrial Relations Reporting
Emma Field is a regional news journalist with ABC Gippsland in eastern Victoria. Prior to joining the ABC earlier this year she was a reporter with Australia’s highest selling agricultural newspaper, The Weekly Times. During her seven years with the paper she served as the Gippsland reporter and the grains section editor. Her expose of overseas worker exploitation in the agricultural and food processing sector has been groundbreaking, resulting in a series of inquiries and government regulation changes and winning her a Walkley in 2015.
Vanessa Marsh is a senior court reporter for The Courier-Mail and Sunday Mail covering criminal and civil court cases. The Walkley award-winning journalist began working at the publication in 2017 and previously worked as a Chief of Staff and reporter at the Townsville Bulletin and Bundaberg NewsMail.