Since November 30, 1971.


Terms and conditions

Event cancellations/refunds
Bookings for Melbourne Press Club events can be cancelled and refunded up to 7 days prior to an event.

All transactions are in Australian dollars ($AUD).

Credit card security
MPC does not store credit card information. All event payments are handled through the platform Eventbrite. All membership transactions and Quills entry payments are handled through the Braintree payment system.


The Melbourne Press Club respects the privacy of its members and does not share personal data with any third parties. We do not retain any personal financial data or credit card details.

Annual reports

Click here to view annual and financial reports from previous years. 

Conduct & Ethics Policy

This Conduct & Ethics Policy was adopted unanimously in May 2019.

Melbourne Press Club Conduct and Ethics Policy

Board Nominations

All financial members are entitled to nominate for board membership. Nomination forms are posted to members two weeks prior to the Annual General Meeting.

Nominees are required to lodge a brief resume summarising their qualifications and work experience – and a short statement outlining the contribution they propose to make to the work of the Club.

These details will be circulated to club members in the event of a contested election.

For more details, please read the Rules of Incorporation below.

Rules of Incorporation

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Apply to join the Melbourne Press Club

Membership is $85 for journalists, $110 for associate members and $40 for students.

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