Our Watch Award Winners

The Our Watch Award for excellence in reporting on violence against women and children exists to reward journalists for playing a part in changing these attitudes and stopping the violence before it starts.

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Samantha Maiden

“Young staffer Brittany Higgins says she was raped at Parliament House” “Parliament office ‘steam cleaned’ after alleged attack” and “Minister Michaelia Cash’s voicemail message to Brittany Higgins”

2020 Our Watch Award winner

Nina Funnell

“Let Her Speak”

2020 Our Watch Award winner

Sarah Dingle and the Background Briefing Team

“Australia On Trial: Carers who kill, Slavery in the suburbs, Murder on Trial”

2019 Our Watch Award winner

Julia Baird, Hayley Gleeson, Debra Jopson, Sarah Malik and Rocco Fazzari

“Religion and domestic violence investigation”

2018 Our Watch Award winner

Gina McColl

"Gendered violence at work"

2017 Our Watch Award

Lauren Novak and Sheradyn Holderhead

“Knowing what we’re up against”

2016 Our Watch Award

Jess Hill

2015 Our Watch Award