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Sean Dorney Grant for Pacific Journalism

11 April 2019

Established by the Walkley Foundation, the Sean Dorney Grant for Pacific Journalism aims to encourage more and better journalism about the Pacific islands region by Australian media professionals and outlets.

A grant of $10,000 will be awarded annually to assist an Australian journalist to produce a significant work of journalism in any medium. The work will give voice to Pacific island perspectives on an under-reported issue or development of importance to Australia and the region.

The judges are looking for original journalism with public interest value and impact. Stories that surprise, educate and make a difference.

Full terms and conditions will be available here when applications open on April 12. The deadline to apply is May 7, 2019.

The recipient of the inaugural grant will be announced at the Walkleys’ Mid Year Celebration at the end of June.

Key dates

  • April 12: Applications open
  • May 7: Applications close at midnight
  • June 26: Grant recipients announced at the Walkley Mid-Year Celebration

For questions on the grants program, please contact lauren.dixon@walkleys.com or call (02) 9158 3820.

More information: https://www.walkleys.com/grants/sean-dorney-grant/

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