2019 Quills: The VicHealth Quill for Coverage of Women in Sport

Lucy Carter of ABC 7.30 has won the 2019 VicHealth Quill for Coverage of Women in Sport for 'Liz Cambage Sidelined By Mental Health Issues'.

Judges' citation

This sensitively constructed piece highlights Liz Cambage's professional and personal courage on and off the court. As a highly successful athlete and role model, Lucy was able to draw deeply personal insights from Cambage, exploring her approach to sport and mental health issues that impact many Australian athletes.

The winning entry

Basketballer Liz Cambage talks about coping with mental health issues, ABC 7.30, 20 November 2019

Other finalists

Konrad Marshall, Good Weekend magazine, Pitch Perfect: Ellyse Perry Is Reaching Her Zenith, Yet Can Walk The Streets Unrecognised

Linda Pearce, The Saturday Paper & The Age, Uganda, New York and The MCG

Lauren Wood & Michael Warner, Herald Sun, AFLW Vote Farce

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