2017 Quills: Business News

Adele Ferguson and Sarah Danckert of The Age won the 2017 Business News Quill for 'Crumbs', an expose of Retail Food Group.

The winning work

'Cup of sorrow: the brutal reality of Australia's franchise king': https://www.theage.com.au/business/companies/cup-of-sorrow-the-brutal-reality-of-australias-franchise-king-20171207-h00lbl.html

The colourful background of the man behind a franchise fortune: https://www.theage.com.au/business/companies/the-colourful-background-of-the-man-behind-a-franchise-fortune-20171208-h0180x.html

'It's like 7-Eleven': claims underpayment is rife at RFG: https://www.theage.com.au/business/companies/its-like-7eleven--claims-underpayment-is-rife-at-rfg-20171214-h04d8n.html

Highly Commended

Patrick Durkin, Edmund Tadros, Joe Aston & Aaron Patrick (The Australian Financial Review) for 'CPA saga'

Other finalists

Ben Butler (The Australian) for 'ASIC Files'
Royce Millar & Ben Schneiders (The Age) for 'A Matter of Trust'

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