Partners & Sponsors


Principal

University of Melbourne logo

University of Melbourne is Australia's leading university.

Our distinctive Melbourne experience helps graduates become well-rounded, thoughtful and skilled professionals – making a positive impact across the globe.

Our research helps solve social, economic and environmental challenges the world is facing today and into the future. We’re tightly connected with our communities, at home and around the globe – a connection that enriches our learning, teaching and research.

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Premium

Crown Resorts logo

Crown Resorts is one of Australia’s largest entertainment groups and makes a major contribution to the Australian economy through its role in tourism, employment, training, and its corporate responsibility programs.

Crown’s core businesses and investments are in the integrated resorts sector.

In Australia, Crown owns and operates two of Australia’s leading integrated resorts, Crown Melbourne and Crown Perth. Crown’s development project pipeline includes the Crown Sydney Hotel Resort at Barangaroo in Sydney and the One Queensbridge development site in Melbourne.

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Minter Ellison logo

Thomson Geer Thomson Geer is a large Australian corporate law firm.

We have around 550 people, including 109 Partners operating out of our offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. By size we are one of the 10 largest firms operating in Australia, and the 5th largest independent Australian law firm.

Thomson Geer's focus is on quality and transparency. We are driven by our client's needs.

Visit the Thomson Geer Lawyers website

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Major Media

3AW logo

3AW RADIO (693): Breaking news, views and analysis. Melbourne's No.1 radio station - the best in news, entertainment, sport and lifestyle.

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ABC logo

ABC is Australia’s most trusted source of local, national and world news. Comprehensive, independent, in-depth analysis, the latest business, sport, weather and more.

The ABC has an unequalled network of news-gathering resources with more than a thousand journalists, major newsrooms in every capital city in Australia; 49 regional bureaux around the country, and a dozen international bureaux around the world, including Russia, Japan and the Middle East.

The ABC provides more news and current affairs to more people through radio, television, online and broadband services than any other media organisation in Australia.

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The Age logo

The Age is Melbourne's leading news provider, in print and online, since 1854.

The paper covers news, politics, comment, photographs and discussion with a Melbourne focus.

Visit the The Age website

Herald Sun logo

The Herald Sun is Victoria’s home for breaking news, footy and hard-hitting opinion and holds the title of Australia’s most-read newspaper.

Melbourne’s biggest selling newspaper has a proud history of leading the agenda and advocating for Victorians. As a leading partner with the Good Friday Appeal, we believe strongly in our community.

Visit the Herald Sun website

Nine Network logo

Channel 9 broadcasts more hours of News and Current Affairs than any other Australian Commercial TV Network.

We are Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment, we pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want

Nine’s assets include the Nine Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and Australian Financial Review, radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, digital properties such as nine.com.au, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, subscription video platform Stan and a majority investments in Domain Group and CarAdvice.

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SBS News logo

SBS News brings you breaking news and the latest global headlines from the national multilingual, multicultural, and Indigenous media organisation for all Australians.

Watch SBS at 6.30pm nightly or On Demand and the Late Edition Monday to Friday. Listen to SBS World News Radio at 6pm Monday to Friday.

Visit the SBS News homepage

Seven Melbourne logo

The Seven Network is Australia's leading Free to Air television network, comprising of 7, 7TWO and 7Mate. Seven has commercial networks in each metro city and regional Queensland, as well as regional affiliates broadcasting Seven content in VIC, NSW and WA. Seven is part of Seven West Media.

Seven News Melbourne is hosted by Peter Miechell (Monday to Friday) and Mike Amor (Saturday and Sunday).

Visit the Seven Victoria homepage

Sky News logo

Sky News is a 24-hour multi-channel, multi-platform news service delivering news you can trust, opinions you can’t ignore.

It provides unrivalled live news, sports news, weather news and national affairs coverage via dedicated channels including Sky News Live (Ch 103 and 600), Sky News Business (Ch 601), Sky News Weather (Ch 603), Sky News Extra (Ch 604), Sky News UK (Ch 605), Sky News New Zealand and FOX SPORTS News (Ch 500 and 602).

Visit the Sky News Australia website

Network 10

Network 10 brings you Melbourne's biggest stories and start the conversation on issues that affect you.

Visit the Network 10 website

Major Media partnership and sponsorship opportunities available now.
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Major

Australia Post logo

Over Australia Post's long history, our social purpose and commitment to the community has remained the same; to create connections and opportunities that matter to every Australian.

At the heart of every Australian community, our people are a regular presence to rely on. We've always looked for ways to link communities together and listen to what matters to them. We’ll always be there for Australians in need.

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Lion

Lion is a leading beverage company with a proud history extending back to 1840. We have a global manufacturing footprint headquartered in Sydney, Australia which involves large and craft breweries, wineries and hospitality venues.

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Minter Ellison logo

MinterEllison is an international law firm, headquartered in Australia and regarded as one of the Asia-Pacific's premier law firms. Their teams collaborate across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the UK to deliver exceptional outcomes.

Minter Ellison's Melbourne office houses some of Australia's leading media lawyers. They provide pre-publication advice and representation in defamation and contempt cases to a range of clients including The Age, Nine, ABC, SBS, Private Media and Al Jazeera.

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Telstra logo

Telstra believes the more connected people are, the more opportunities they have. That's why we help create a brilliant connected future for everyone, everyday.

That’s why we build technology and content solutions that are simple and easy to use, including Australia’s largest and fastest national mobile network.

As Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, Telstra is proud to be helping our customers improve the ways in which they live and work through connection.

Visit the Telstra website

Major partnership and sponsorship opportunities available now.
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Awards & Programs

The Age logo

The Age is Melbourne's leading news provider, in print and online, since 1854.

The paper covers news, politics, comment, photographs and discussion with a Melbourne focus.

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Copyright Agency Cultural Fund logo

The Cultural Fund is the philanthropic arm of the Copyright Agency.

We fund mid-career and established Australian writers and visual artists to create new work; and support publishers, literary magazines and journals, teachers and key industry stakeholders to create important income generating opportunities for writers and visual artists and projects that connect with readers and audiences.

Visit the Copright Agency Cultural Fund website

Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations logo

The Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations is the Victorian state-wide body which convenes and advocates for the rights and interests of Traditional Owners while progressing wider social, economic, environmental and cultural objectives.

Our purpose is to be one strong voice for Traditional Owners and progress our shared interests.

Visit the Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations website

Gandel Foundation logo

Gandel Foundation is one of Australia’s largest independent family philanthropic funds. It has been the vehicle for charitable giving by the extended Gandel family since its formation as The Gandel Charitable Foundation in 1978.

John Gandel AC and Pauline Gandel AC are actively engaged in the philanthropic work and are universally recognised for their generosity and commitment to both Jewish and general causes. Through Gandel Foundation, over the years they have channeled over $150 million dollars towards supporting various charitable organisations and causes in the community.

Visit the Gandel Foundation website

Herald Sun logo

The Herald Sun is Victoria’s home for breaking news, footy and hard-hitting opinion and holds the title of Australia’s most-read newspaper.

Melbourne’s biggest selling newspaper has a proud history of leading the agenda and advocating for Victorians. As a leading partner with the Good Friday Appeal, we believe strongly in our community.

Visit the Herald Sun website

McGrath Nicol logo

McGrath Nicol is a specialist Advisory and Restructuring firm that has built a reputation for managing complexity and consistently delivering the results our clients need. Their team of independent experts work across all industry sectors and business sizes delivering valuable advice and high-quality outcomes. Their clients trust us with the most important aspects of their business.

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National Press Club logo

The National Press Club of Australia is a vigorous champion of media freedom and a home away from home for journalists, decision-makers and influencers alike.

As a profession, journalism comes with its own risk and can be a solitary endeavour. The National Press Club is a place where the media’s work is celebrated, professional networks developed and the freedom to do that work, fiercely protected. We recognise the efforts and achievements of our members, who are making journalistic contributions that will change the course of history.

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Nine Network logo

Channel 9 broadcasts more hours of News and Current Affairs than any other Australian Commercial TV Network.

We are Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment, we pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want

Nine’s assets include the Nine Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and Australian Financial Review, radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, digital properties such as nine.com.au, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, subscription video platform Stan and a majority investments in Domain Group and CarAdvice.

Visit the Nine website

 

Robyn Carter & Family

The MPC thanks Robyn Carter and family for their support of the Michael Gordon Journalism Fellowships.

Ryman Healthcare logo

At Ryman Healthcare, we believe a full life is one that gets richer with age. It’s rediscovering lost passions and plunging headfirst into new ones. It’s embracing new experiences right there on your doorstep. That’s why we’re creating communities that challenge the expectations of ageing, while bringing joy and meaning to every moment.

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Swinburne University of Technology logo

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. Swinburne University of Technology partners with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before.

Visit the Swinburne Journalism website

TAC logo

The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) is working towards the Victorian Road Safety Strategy’s target of eliminating road trauma in Victoria by 2050, with the first step of halving road deaths and reducing serious injuries by 2030.

The TAC is a Victorian Government-owned social insurance agency, whose role is to promote road safety, care for everyone who travels on Victorian roads, and support those impacted by road trauma to help them get their lives back on track.

Visit the TAC website

US Consulate Logo

The U.S. Consulate General Melbourne

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University of Melbourne logo

University of Melbourne is Australia's leading university.

Our distinctive Melbourne experience helps graduates become well-rounded, thoughtful and skilled professionals – making a positive impact across the globe.

Our research helps solve social, economic and environmental challenges the world is facing today and into the future. We’re tightly connected with our communities, at home and around the globe – a connection that enriches our learning, teaching and research.

Visit the University of Melbourne website

Victorian Government logo

The State Government of Victoria

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Wilnic Family Trust logo

The Wilnic Family Trust.

Award and program partnership and sponsorship opportunities available now.
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Corporate

AAP logo

Australian Associated Press is the beating heart of Australian news. AAP is Australia’s only independent national newswire and has been delivering accurate, reliable and fast news content to the media industry, government and corporate sector for 85 years. We keep Australia informed.

Visit the Australian Associated Press website

Corrs Chambers Westgarth logo

Corrs Chambers Westgarth is Australia’s leading independent law firm. We provide exceptional legal services across the full spectrum of matters, including major transactions, projects and significant disputes

Having worked with some of the biggest broadcast and digital media companies in Australia and globally on numerous high-profile matters, we have a deep understanding of the technology and commercial drivers in this rapidly evolving sector.

Visit the Corrs Chambers Westgarth website

Hope and Glory logo

Hope & Glory is Melbourne's nimble recruitment practice for marketing, media and communications. We're proudly a small organisation that supports big organisations. Being fleet of foot and accessible means that you won't get lost when you deal with us.

The world is changing rapidly and in ways we might never have imagined. What won't change is our mission to help good humans into good jobs. Hope & Glory supports people who are striving for growth in their careers and enterprises. We deliver across a variety of sectors, all of which are being transformed by technology, global politics, and the environment.

Visit the Hope & Glory website

Kilvington Grammar logo

The Melbourne Press Club has enjoyed a long-standing partnership with independent co-educational school, Kilvington Grammar. Kilvington’s commitment to providing its students with a broad range of learning experiences has seen many hundreds of students attend Press Club events where they have engaged with guest speakers and contributed to question time

With Writing as a key flagship at the School, this partnership aligns with Kilvington’s focus on developing students’ critical thinking skills, creative expression and the appreciation of multiple perspectives.

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Mediality logo

Mediality offers media solutions to amplify and enhance news and information across publishing platforms.

Mediality is the new brand for the media services company that emerged from the sale of Australian Associated Press. Owned by Australian publishing groups News Corp, Nine, the West Australian and Australian Community Media, Mediality is the home for three business divisions – Pagemasters, Medianet and Mediaverse, and Mediality Racing.

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RACV logo

RACV is here to improve the lives of Victorians.

RACV exists to deliver valued benefits to our members and their communities by informing and advising them, representing members’ interests and providing them with assistance when in need by delivering excellent products and services in our fields of motoring, mobility, leisure, assurance, financial services, social well-being and the home.

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Telum Media logo

Telum Media is a Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Australia registered company founded in 2013 by former PR and journalism professionals who saw the need for a comprehensive media database in the Asia Pacific region.

We are a fast-growing, entrepreneurial, PR technology company - passionate about media and journalism. Our teams consist of former PR professionals and reporters.

We know that in a dynamic region like ours there’s no substitute for being on-the-ground, meeting communications teams and journalists. That’s why we have teams across the region. Our news and information are available in multiple languages, and our team members come from backgrounds across sectors and specialisms.

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Mediality logo

The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the peak body for business in Victoria, informing and servicing more than 47,000 members, customers and clients across the state.

Founded in 1851 with the aim to make Melbourne one of the world’s great free ports, today we continue leading business into the future through advocacy, leadership and services focused on innovation and growth.

Visit the VCCI website

Corporate partnership and sponsorship opportunities available now.
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Supporters

Corrie Perkin logo

Corrie Perkin is an award-winning journalist, a books advocate, editor, writer, podcaster, events organiser and host.

Having worked across the media landscape, she hosts webinars, book clubs, podcasts and newsletters, with a community reach of several thousand.

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Master Publisher logo

Master Publisher provides custom publishing solutions for digital magazines, newspapers, newsletters, journals, blogs and all kinds of periodical publications.

Our team lead by founders Christian Townsend and James Renton, have extensive experience in media and digital publishing. Together we have worked in Australia’s largest media companies including Fairfax, F2 Digital, News Ltd and in the not for profit sector. We have hands on experience running some of Australia’s best known publications such as BRW, AFR Boss, Shares, CFO, MIS, Business Online Asia, Fairfax Business Research and Personal Investor magazine.

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MediaXpress logo

MediaXpress is a multimedia publishing house that offers a comprehensive range of high-quality, cost-effective content and production services.

As a team of highly experienced media professionals who work across writing, editing, photography, design and content marketing, we have an unparalleled understanding of the full media landscape.

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SYN logo

SYNis a Naarm/Melbourne based community radio station providing media broadcasting and training opportunities to young people. We believe young people should be creators, not just consumers of media, that they are the experts of their own experiences and should have ownership over all parts of SYN.

Each year, SYN supports 300+ volunteers under the age of 26 to produce the radio, TV and online media that matters to them. This is in addition to the 3,500 school students who take part in SYN’s Media Learning programs annually.

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Apply to join the Melbourne Press Club

Membership is $85 for journalists, $110 for associate members and $40 for students.

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