Since November 30, 1971.

The 2020/21 Michael Gordon Journalism Fellowships  have been announced

The Michael Gordon Fellowships program is a national initiative to enable social justice journalism. The program honours Michael Gordon, the respected former Age political editor who died suddenly in February 2018. Annual grants totalling as much as $30,000 are being made to fund reporting projects in areas such as Indigenous affairs, migration policy, human rights and international development.

This year's selection panel included former ABC and Sky News journalist Jim MiddletonGuardian Australia Indigenous affairs editor Lorena Allam and former Fairfax Books managing editor Robyn Carter. We thank them for their work.

The Melbourne Press Club is also grateful for the support of:

We would also like to thank Robyn Carter for her support for the program.

Hear from past Gordon Fellows


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