Stories and projects funded by the Walkley Grants for Freelance Journalism are published under Creative Commons. This is reporting in the public interest, so we want the stories and projects to reach as wide an audience as possible—so we welcome media organisations to republish these articles for free, so long as they are attributed and not edited. See our republishing guidelines below.

Republishing guidelines

Stories and projects funded by the Walkley Grants for Freelance Journalism are published under a Creative Commons — Attribution/No derivatives license. They can be republished online or in print for free, as long as these guidelines are followed:

Republishing guidelines, for print and online

  • You can’t edit our material, except to reflect relative changes in time, location and editorial style. If you do wish to make material edits, you will need to run them by the author for approval prior to publication. We can connect you with the authors if you email us at walkleys@walkleys.com.
  • You must credit the writers. In the byline would be ideal.
  • You must credit The Walkley Grants for Freelance Journalism and link back to www.walkleys.com or the original article. 
  • You can’t sell our stories. It is OK to put our articles on pages with ads.
  • You need our explicit permission to republish images in our articles. Some images can’t be republished without permission or payment. You are welcome to omit our images or substitute with your own. Charts and interactive graphics follow the same rules.
  • You can’t systematically republish all of our articles, nor frame the content of our site.

Special cases

  • Extracts: you can run the first few lines or paragraphs of the article and then say: “Read the full article on The Walkley Magazine” with a link back to the article.
  • Quotes: you can quote authors provided you include a link back to the article URL.
  • Translations: are technically a derivative under our creative commons license and so require author approval. Many authors will give approval in good faith. We can facilitate contact with the authors if you email walkleys@walkleys.com
  • Edits: Any edits to the material must be run past the author for approval prior to publication. We can facilitate contact with the authors if you email walkleys@walkleys.com
  • Signed consent / copyright release forms: are not required, providing you follow these guidelines.
  • Print: articles can be published in print under these same rules. Please send a PDF/image of the republished article to walkleys@walkleys.com so that we can share it with the author.