Since November 30, 1971.

Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference

Held annually in the US, the Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference is the premier forum, worldwide, for investigative journalists. Past Melbourne Press Club prize-winners have described their attendance at the IRE event as an illuminating and career-changing experience.


Student Journalist Bridget Davies and Young Journalist Tom Minear reporting back on 2016 IRE conference in New Orleans

2014 Young Journalist Alexis Daish sharing her experience of the 2015 IRE conference

2013 Young Journalist Award winner Ashlynne McGhee on the 2014 IRE conference

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