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26th Quill awards: See all the winners

The Victorian media community celebrated journalism that made a vital contribution at the 2020 Quill awards for Excellence in Victorian Journalism

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Marlion Pickett Story Wins Indigenous Affairs Reporting Quill

ABC Australian Story piece wins inaugural Quills prize

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Charmayne Allison wins one-off Cobberwealth award

Shepparton News journalist wins award for her sensitive reporting about regional homelessness

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New Science, Medicine & Health Reporting Quill Announced

Principal sponsor University of Melbourne will support the new award

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Photos from the 2020 Quills

All the glamour and the glory of the 2020 Quills dinner and award presentations

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Your tax deductible donation makes a difference

Tax-deductable donations to the Melbourne Press Club support our programs for journalism.

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Media Release: Melbourne Press Club announces board members for 2022/2023

The Melbourne Press Club is pleased to announce the board appointments from the AGM and subsequent board meeting held on 15 June 2022.

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Notification of 2022 MPC Annual General Meeting

The Melbourne Press Club Inc Annual General Meeting will be held at 12.30pm Wednesday 15 June 2022

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MPC partners with Swinburne to present mentoring program

Now in its sixth round, the MPC Mentoring Program provides opportunities for early career journalists to discuss their career aspirations and immediate on-the-job needs with senior media personnel from outside their organisation.

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MPC reviews independent panel report; 2020 Sports News Quill returned to The Age’s Sam McClure

Following commissioning an independent panel to review the awarding of the2020 Sports News Quill, the board of the Melbourne Press Club has met to discuss the panel’s report.

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State and national award winners announced at 2021 Quills

Winners have been announced for all 2021 Quills, as well as the Perkin, Gordon, Student, and Lifetime Achievement awards.

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2021 Gordon Award finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2021 Harry Gordon Australian Sports Journalist of the Year.

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2021 Quill Award finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2021 Quill Awards

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2021 Perkin Award finalists

Finalists have been announced for the 2021 Perkin Award

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A statement from the Melbourne Press Club board

The Melbourne Press Club has appointed three leading journalists/editors and a senior barrister to an Independent Panel to review the club's recent decision to annul the 2020 Quill for Sports News Reporting.

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Save the date: 2021 Quill Awards

Our annual awards night will be held on 18 March 2022

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Statement on the passing of Patrick J Hayes

The board and management of the Melbourne Press Club sadly inform you of the passing of Patrick J Hayes on the Wednesday 20th October, 2021.

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Melbourne Press Club welcomes Mr Paul Paton to our board

Mr Paton is a proud Aboriginal man from the Gunai and Monaro-Ngarigo groups of southeastern Australia who is passionate about the preservation, continuation and promotion of cultures.

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Media Release: MPC partners with the Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations

The Melbourne Press Club is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations as the sponsor of the Excellence in Indigenous Affairs Reporting Quill award for the next two years.

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About the 2021 MPC Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Melbourne Press Club Inc will be held at 12.30pm on Wednesday 30th June 2021 via Zoom.

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Your donation makes a difference

Donations to the Melbourne Press Club will support our programs for journalism.

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Message from the MPC

The MPC conveys our deepest sympathies to Ann Peacock, General Manager Community and Charity at Crown Resorts, upon the death of her father Andrew Peacock.

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2020 Quills: Update to Finalists List

Finalists lists have been corrected for the Sports Feature and Sports News categories    

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Finalists announced: 2020 Quill Awards

Finalists have been announced in over 30 categories

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2020 Perkin and Gordon finalists announced

Finalists for the 2020 Graham Perkin and Harry Gordon awards have been announced

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Message from the MPC President

Update on Diversity Committee progress

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Statement from Melbourne Press Club on Facebook

We are deeply concerned that Facebook’s actions are limiting Australians access to high-quality news information

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Message from the CEO: 17 December 2020

Wrapping up a huge year at the Melbourne Press Club

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2020 Quill Awards Entries Closed

Entries for the 26th annual Quill Awards for excellence in Victorian Journalism have now closed.

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Enter Now: The 2020 Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year

The most coveted award in national journalism carries a $10,000 prize

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Enter Now: 2020 Harry Gordon National Sports Journalism Award

The national award recognises the best sports journalism in all media and all codes

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New Quill Recognises Indigenous Affairs Reporting

This new award encourages journalism that highlights and amplifies Indigenous voices and stories

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Introducing the Cobberwealth Award

A one-off award sponsored by the Father Bob Foundation encourages reporting that fosters social inclusion and community

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2020 Quills: Judging Statement

Judging statement regarding bushfire coverage entries

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