Bridget Rollason of ABC Radio Melbourne has won the 2021 Quill for Radio News.
Rollason broke the story that the state’s building industry was to close for two weeks, following violent protests outside the CFMEU Melbourne headquarters over vaccine mandates. The report was filed live under deadline pressure just before the 6.00pm news - and came hours ahead of the official announcement by the Andrews government.
The winning entry
Bridget Rollason, 774 ABC Radio Melbourne, 'Victoria's construction industry shutdown for two weeks'
Nicole Asher, ABC Radio Melbourne Drive, 'Violence on the steps of the Shrine of Remembrance'
Richard Willingham, ABC News, 'Purpose built quarantine hub to be built in Mickleham'
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