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Spotlight on the 2022 Gold Walkley Winners

Anne Connolly, Stephanie Zillman and Ali Russell won the Walkley Award for Public Service Journalism for their Four Corners report "State Control", which lifted the lid on those affected by the repressive Public Guardian and Trustee system in Queensland. Their courageous…
Kate Burgess
November 24, 2022
Walkley News

The 67th Walkley Awards winners announced

Anne Connolly, Ali Russell and Stephanie Zillman have won the Gold Walkley, Australian journalism’s highest honour, for their investigation “State Control” on ABC Four Corners.  The judges said “This was enlightening and determined reporting, giving power to voiceless people and…
James Gorman
November 17, 2022
Walkley News

Meta Australian News Fund launches

Meta and Walkleys open applications for 2022 SYDNEY, 8AM Wednesday September 7 Meta, in partnership with the Walkley Foundation, has today launched the second round of the AU$15 million Meta Australian News Fund. Applications for the $5 million Year 2…
Kate Burgess
September 7, 2022
Walkley News

A Spotlight on: Amber Schultz

Associate editor and investigative reporter for Crikey, Amber Schultz, won the 2022 John B Fairfax Family Young Australian Journalist of the Year Award in the Shortform journalism category for her reporting on opportunistic predators targeting vulnerable Ukrainian refugees. Amber shared…
James Gorman
August 9, 2022
Walkley News

Remembering Frank Moorhouse

The Walkley Foundation CEO Shona Martyn remembers one of Australia’s “most important novelists”, Frank Moorhouse. Celebrated Australian author, Vale Frank Moorhouse (pictured) has died at aged 83. Born in Nowra, New South Wales, in 1938, Moorhouse became a cadet journalist…
James Gorman
June 28, 2022
Walkley News

Statement: Julian Assange Extradition

The Chair of the Walkley Foundation, Adele Ferguson, has called on the Australian Government to stand up for press freedom and intervene in the case of  Julian Assange.  On Friday, June 17, UK Home Secretary, Priti Patel, approved the extradition…
James Gorman
June 20, 2022
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2022 WIN News Scholarship winner announced

Fraser Williams has been named the winner of the 2021 WIN News Scholarship. Fraser’s win was announced in Sydney tonight alongside all the winners in the Walkley Foundation’s 2022 Mid-Year Celebration of Journalism. Comprising a 12-week, full-time program, this exceptional…
James Gorman
June 15, 2022
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