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Media alert: entries close soon for Walkley Foundation’s Our Watch Award for Excellence in Reporting on Violence Against Women?

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Journalists who have done good work in reporting on domestic violence in the last year are reminded to apply for the Walkley Foundation’s Our Watch Award for Excellence in Reporting on Violence Against Women before entries closenext Monday 15 April 2024.  

The Our Watch Award recognises the work of an individual, team or news organisation in highlighting the drivers of gendered violence and the way these intersect with other forms of discrimination and abuse faced by women and children.  

The award is sponsored by Our Watch, Australia’s national organisation for the prevention of violence against women, in recognition of the important role of good journalism in raising awareness of the crisis and the underlying causes.  

The Our Watch Award is administered by the Walkley Foundation and will be presented at the Foundation’s Mid-year Celebration of Journalism.  

Previous winners include Julia Baird, Hayley Gleeson and team for their work on domestic violence in faith communities, and Nina Funnell, founder of the #LetHerSpeak campaign. 

Stories published between 27 April 2023 and 15 April 2024 are eligible. For more information and to apply:  https://www.walkleys.com/awards/our-watch-award/ 

Media Contact: Media reporting about Our Watch: media@ourwatch.org.au or 0448 844 930  

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