Celebrating the best in rural journalism after a tough year

The stellar achievements of Australia’s premier rural and regional journalists in a tough year were celebrated last night with the National Rural Press Club’s 2020 Excellence in Rural Journalism Awards. Held at the National Press Club of Australia in Canberra, a range of awards were presented including the Westpac Best News Story Award, Animal Medicines… Continue reading Celebrating the best in rural journalism after a tough year

Book now!! 2020 Excellence in Rural Journalism Awards

Members and guests are invited to the NRPC’s 2020 Excellence in Rural Journalism Awards. The Awards recognise NRPC members who are leaders in Australia’s rural media sector. Winners of these awards will be eligible to qualify for the Australian Council for Agricultural Journalists professional awards. See the 2019 NRPC winners here When: Tuesday 1 December… Continue reading Book now!! 2020 Excellence in Rural Journalism Awards

New Rural Health Commissioner makes bush maternity care a priority

On Tuesday the NRPC hosted an address by newly-appointed Rural Health Commissioner, Professor Ruth Stewart at the National Press Club in Canberra. To coincide with World Prematurity Day, Professor Stewart presented the stark statistics surrounding the rate of premature births in remote, rural and regional Australia and the correlation between the closure of many bush… Continue reading New Rural Health Commissioner makes bush maternity care a priority

Agriculture leaders tackle touch questions

The National Rural Press Club was pleased to host it’s first event since Canberra emerged from lockdown. On Thursday 8 October following the Federal Budget, newly-elected President Lucy Barbour moderated a lively debate between Minister for Agriculture, Drought & Emergency Management, David Littleproud and shadow agriculture spokesperson Joel Fitzgibbon. The event was hosted at the… Continue reading Agriculture leaders tackle touch questions

Aussies Scoop The Pool in Global Ag Journalism Awards

The National Rural Press Club congratulates all Australian journalists on their awards with special mention to National Rural Press Club Members Brett Worthington and Lucy Barbour for their success in taking out major prizes on the world stage of agricultural journalism.   Australia’s best rural broadcasters and photographers have taken out major prizes at this… Continue reading Aussies Scoop The Pool in Global Ag Journalism Awards