29th Quill Awards Dinner


Join us at Crown Palladium on Friday 15 March 2024 to celebrate the announcement of 30 individual Quill Award winners, plus the MPC Student Journalist of the Year and the winner of the 29th Gold Quill Award.

Other highlights of the dinner include presentation of the Graham Perkin Australian Journalist of the Year, the Harry Gordon Australian Sports Journalist of the Year and the Melbourne Press Club's annual Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ticket prices include a three-course gourmet meal and drinks from 6.30pm until 11:30pm.

We look forward to seeing you at the Quills.

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General FAQs

What time do the Quills start?

Guests can arrive from 6:30pm and will be ushered to their tables inside the Palladium. Proceedings will start at 7:00pm for an 11:30 finish.

Are Melbourne Press Club events exclusively for members?

Anyone can attend Melbourne Press Club events, though if you are not a financial member please choose the non-member option when registering. To find out more about becoming a member, click here.

How do I find out more about Melbourne Press Club events?

Visit our website for information about coming events. If you would like to join our mailing list, please click here and let us know how to contact you.

Is the venue accessible?

Crown Palladium is a wheelchair accessible venue. Please notify us of any accessibility requirements prior to the event by contacting admin@melbournepressclub.com.

How do I inform the venue about my dietary requirements?

You can advise us of dietary requirements by answering the relevant question in the online registration form. Requests will also be received via admin@melbournepressclub.com up to one week before the night.

What if I want to join my friends at a particular table?

If someone in your party has arranged to book a table, you can indicate your seating request in the relevant field in the online registration form. Bookings can also be made by phone.

What is the Melbourne Press Club's refund policy?

Bookings for Melbourne Press Club events can be cancelled and refunded up to seven days prior to an event.

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