THE WALKLEY AWARDS

The Walkley Awards 2020

Independence is at the heart of our journalistic philosophy. It's always a privilege to have that integrity honoured at the annual Walkley Awards.

2020 saw ACM win for the sixth consecutive year in a row in the category.

Coverage of Community or Regional Affairs: Newcastle Herald – Matthew Kelly, Helen Gregory, Anita Beaumont and Donna Page "Your right to know"

A full list of past winners is below.

 

The Walkley Awards 2019

Coverage of Community or Regional Affairs: Maitland Mercury –Donna Page and Nick Bielby "Dirty Deeds"

 

The Walkley Awards 2018

Coverage of Community or Regional Affairs: Maitland Mercury – Belinda-Jane Davis "The Big Dry"

 

The Walkley Awards 2017

Public Service Journalism: Newcastle Herald, (The Age, Fairfax Media) – Joanne McCarthy "Living a nightmare"

Coverage of Community or Regional Affairs: Newcastle Herald – Carrie Fellner "The sorrow on Cabbage Tree Road"

 

The Walkley Awards 2016

Coverage of Community or Regional Affairs: Newcastle Herald – Staff Reporters "The Foam and the Fury"

 

The Walkley Awards 2015

Coverage of Community or Regional Affairs: Newcastle Herald – Staff Reporters

 

The Walkley Awards 2014

Cartoon: The Canberra Times David Pope

 

The Walkley Awards 2013

Gold Walkley: Newcastle Herald – Joanne McCarthy

All Media Coverage of Community and Regional Affairs: Chad Watson, Joanne McCarthy, Ian Kirkwood and Jason Gordon, Newcastle Herald, “Shine the light”

 

The Walkley Awards 2012

Journalism Leadership: The Border Mail for its “Ending the suicide silence” campaign spanning breaking news, feature stories and social media.

Coverage of Community and Regional Affairs: The Border Mail team