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Awards

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.

The full list of winners for the 25th Quill Awards for Excellence in Victorian Journalism have now been released.

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Anne Connolly has won the 44th Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year award for her coverage of the Australian aged care sector.

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Konrad Marshall of Good Weekend magazine has won the 5th Harry Gordon Australian Sports Journalist of the Year award for a diverse portfolio of sports feature writing.

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Each year, the Melbourne Press Club honours a journalist or journalists whose career has left an extraordinary mark on Victorian and Australian journalism. The honour, presented at the annual Quill Awards dinner each March, is bestowed at the discretion of the MPC board.

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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.

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