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News

Fellowship opportunity: making sense of society’s fault lines

23 February 2024

Applications are now open for the Swinburne University of Technology-Melbourne Press Club ‘Beyond the Fault Lines’ Fellowship.

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Steve Harris appointed Member of the Order of Australia

08 February 2024

Former Melbourne Press Club president Steve Harris was awarded an AM in the Australia Day honours for his significant service to print journalism.

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Melbourne Press Club – a brief review of a busy 2023

14 December 2023

It’s been a bumper year at the Melbourne Press Club, built around our annual highlight, the Quill awards, which again saw more than 500 of Melbourne’s media industry celebrate the best of Victorian journalism.

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Watch: How to write (good) and better with Andrew Rule

14 December 2023

Earlier this year, one of the nation's best journalists, Andrew Rule distilled years of wisdom on How to write (good) and better.

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29th Quill Awards entries open

14 December 2023

The Quills are the premier media awards in Victoria, celebrating the best work in over 30 categories across all media.

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Membership fee increase

14 December 2023

For the first time since 2018, the Melbourne Press Club is increasing its annual membership fee.

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Enter the Student Journalist of the Year Award

24 November 2023

The Student Journalist of the Year award recognises the best in Victorian student journalism.

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2023/2024 Michael Gordon Fellows announced

24 November 2023

Four new projects of social justice journalism will be undertaken in the coming year after the Melbourne Press Club announced the latest recipients of the Michael Gordon Journalism Fellowships.

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Events

The Edit: How to build your career in journalism

29 February 2024

Join Neary Ty from Nine, Lyndal Rowlands from Al Jazeera and Daniel McCulloch from the Australian Associated Press for a discussion on how to build your journalism career.

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29th Quill Awards Dinner

15 March 2024

Join us to celebrate the announcement of 30 individual Quill Award winners, plus the Perkin, Gordon, and Student Journalist of the Year prizes.

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