Since November 30, 1971.

The Rabble Rousers

Rakers of muck? Peddlers of gossip? Canaries at the coalface of local and national  affairs? Or all of the above? In the digital age of click bait and sound bite, news columnists remain shining lights in the often gloomy world of newspaper publishing.

Join us for lunch and a special panel discussion with three of the best – Joe Aston of The Australian Financial Review, James Jeffrey of The Australian and Alice Coster of the Herald Sun.

They will share some of the tricks of their trade, their best and worst moments and take questions from the audience.

Don’t miss the launch of the Melbourne Press Club’s 2018 events program. Places are limited, so book early.

Date & Time: Thursday 1 February, 12:15 – 2pm 

Location: Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar, Level 1, Crown Metropol Hotel, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank (entrance near Clarendon St)

Cost: $55 for members and students; $75 for non-members (Includes two courses and a drink).

Business (jacket and tie required)


Use the booking option below or click here to visit our Eventbrite page.

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

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