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The Our Watch Award for excellence in reporting on violence against women and children improves the quality of reporting on by building awareness of gender inequality as a key driver of this violence. 

Our Watch has been recognising and rewarding excellence in reporting on violence against women and children since 2013, initially through the Our Watch Awards which were administered by the Walkley Foundation. From 2019 onwards the Our Watch Award will be presented as a part of the Walkley Mid-Year Celebration. 

2019 winner

Sarah Dingle and the Background Briefing Team, Radio National, ABC, ‘Australia On Trial: Carers who killSlavery in the suburbsMurder on Trial

Finalists: Carla HildebrandtMandurah Mail, ”Heartbreaking and frustrating’: Investigation into Peel domestic violence’ and Lisa Martin, The Guardian, ‘Navy shame’.

See all the winners of the Walkley Mid-Year Celebration here.

Past winners

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Visit the Walkley Foundation website for more information on the Award, including how to apply and winners from previous years.

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