Since November 30, 1971.
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 26th Quill Awards Dinner was held on Friday 26 March 2021.

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Investigative journalist Nick McKenzie was named the 2020 Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year.

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Julian Linden of the Daily Telegraph was named the 2020 Harry Gordon Australian Sports Journalist of the Year.

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The 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to veteran editor Colin Duck.

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Entries for the 2021/22 Michael Gordon Journalism Fellowships are now open. 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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