The Melbourne Press Club proudly hosts a range of state and national awards as part of our commitment to celebrate and foster excellence in journalism, recognising its vital importance to the heath of Australian democracy.

Thank you everyone for your involvement in the 2021 Quill Awards. We will announce the opening of entries for the 2022 award later this year.

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Applications for the 2021/22 Michael Gordon Journalism Fellowships have closed.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.

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