Alex Coppel of the Herald Sun won the 2018 News Photograph Quill for 'Saving Nima & Dawa'.
This was an outstanding photo - the best news picture entered. The essence of an amazing story was captured perfectly and movingly through this photo illustrating the physical challenges for conjoined twins Nima and Dawa who were successfully separated at the Royal Children’s Hospital last November.
The winning entry
'Picture Special: 'Dawa and Nima’s journey from Bhutan in remote Himalayas to Melbourne', Herald Sun, 1 October 2018
Jason Edwards of the Herald Sun for 'Reclaim Princes Park Vigil'
Alex Ellinghausen of The Age for 'Julia Banks Defects'
Alex Ellinghausen of The Age for 'National Apology'