Since November 30, 1971.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Each year, the Melbourne Press Club honours a journalist or journalists whose career has left an extraordinary mark on Victorian and Australian journalism.


2015: Mike Sheahan

Mike Sheahan was the 2015 winner of the Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achiever Award in 2015.

 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievers Honour Roll

Caroline Wilson presents the award to Mike Sheahan


Mike Sheahan tribute

Sheahan's Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech


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