Awards

2018 Michael Gordon Fellowship: Published works

Photo courtesy Jack Banister, from his serious on football in the Tiwi Islands


Stephen Fitzpatrick is an inaugural Michael Gordon fellow. He is a former Indigenous affairs editor for The Australian. His essay in The Monthly follows the waves created by the Uluru Statement from the Heart in Australian politics and the movement for an Indigenous voice enshrined in the constitution.

'A fresh canvas for Indigenous poltiics', The Monthly, May 2019


Jack Banister is an inaugural Michael Gordon fellow. He is a journalist with The Citizen and a recent graduate of the University of Melbourne Masters of Journalism program. He is also the recipient of the 2019 Schiavon Cadetship.

'More than a game in the Tiwi Islands, footy helps heal a hurting community', The Citizen, 3 March 2019

'In Tiwi, the word for football is yiloga. There is no word for suicide', The Guardian, 3 March 2019

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