Since November 30, 1971.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

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

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2016

The 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Niki Savva.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

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

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2014

The 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award was awarded to Derryn Hinch.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2013

Mal Walden was the 2013 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2012

Dulcie Boling won the 2012 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2011

John Hamilton won the 2011 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award for a 50-year career at the West Australian, The Age and the Herald & Weekly Times.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2010

Geoff Wilkinson of the Herald Sun won the 2010 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2009

Bruce Petty was the winner of the 2009 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award. 

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2008

Geoff Hook and William Ellis Green (WEG) were the joint winners of the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2007

Michelle Grattan and Laurie Oakes were the joint winners of the 2007 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2006

Bruce Postle and John Lamb were the joint winners of the 2006 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2005

John Fitzgerald, a former editor of The Herald, won the 2005 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2004

Les Carlyon was the 2004 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2003

Claude Forell was the 2003 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2002

Harry Gordon was the 2002 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2001

John Sorell was the 2001 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement of the Year winner.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2000

Peter Game was the 2000 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 1999

Les Tanner was the winner of the 1999 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 1998

Peter McFarline was the 1998 Melbourne Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

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Lifetime Achievement Award 1995

Keith Dunstan was the 1995 Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

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