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The 2017 MPC Lifetime Achievement Award


Robert Gottliebsen has been honoured with the Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to business journalism in Australia.

The award was presented at the 2017 Quills dinner on 16 March 2018.


In a tribute video, Melbourne Press Club President Adele Ferguson said "he totally transformed business journalism."

Gottliebsen started Business Review Weekly after writing The Australian Financial Review 'Chanticleer' column from its inception. He was also a founding investor and commentator of the pioneering site Business Spectator. He is a former Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year and inductee of the Australian Media Hall of Fame.

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