Since November 30, 1971.

Applications are now open for the 2020/21 Michael Gordon Journalism Fellowships.

Please read the criteria and consider the checklist before applying using the link above. Applications close 30 September 2020.

The Michael Gordon Fellowships is a national program 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.

The Michael Gordon Fellowships are proudly supported by:

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

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