“Stories of Western Sydney”.


ABC News and National Geographic




Young Journalist of the Year Awards
Young Journalist of the Year: Visual storytelling

Mridula Amin is a reporter and photojournalist with ABC News. She has also worked with The New York TimesNational GeographicThe Wall Street Journal, SBS and VICE. She graduated from Macquarie University in 2018 with a Bachelors of Media/Bachelors of Law and is an admitted lawyer of the Supreme Court.

Judges’ comments:

“This was an outstanding body of work. Mridula’s photography was intimate and compassionate, a payoff for the time and determination she put into pursuing the stories. Her shots were technically impressive, making great use of light and composition. The substantial impact her work had on the communities of Western Sydney is a testament to Mridula’s skills.”

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