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Jane Harper in conversation with Corrie Perkin

A special book club webinar discussing the author's new book The Survivors

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Graham Perkin memorial dinner

The MPC marked the 40th anniversary of Graham Perkin's death with a special dinner featuring tributes from some of the big names in Australian journalism. 

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2015 Graham Perkin dinner photos

Photos from the 2015 Graham Perkin memorial dinner.

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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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The High Road with Laura Tingle

ABC 7.30 chief political correspondent discusses her new Quarterly Essay with Corrie Perkin-

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Leigh Sales Discusses Any Ordinary Day

In conversation with Corrie Perkin

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2009 Quill Award winners

2009 Quill Award winners list

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Chapter 6. Lazarus rises

The year was 1995 and Jim Clarke was worried. The club could not go on the way it was. Everything had been tried — subsidised lunches, tearful appeals on notice boards, wild Christmas parties. However, he did have an idea. Why not get someone in charge who had real clout, someone with a high profile, someone who could steer real resources their way.

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Chapter 8. The power of Mandela

Come 1999, the new club president was Neil Mitchell, an intriguing choice. Neil was the current affairs commenta­tor on 3AW and way in front as the top-rating radio man in Victoria. If John Howard, Kim Beazley or Peter Costello had something to say, they could not afford to overlook Neil. 

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Chapter 9. The Push for Membership

In 1991 ­– 20 years after the founding of the club – membership was still hovering under 200 and it was reasonable to question whether this was sufficient for a viable organisation. Certainly, this number was a very small proportion of the eligible membership in the dynamic media-rich city of Melbourne.

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