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

Drought report wins inaugural Excellence in Rural Journalism Award

Canberra-based ABC reporter Lucy Barbour has taken out the top prize at the National Rural Press Club’s inaugural Excellence in Rural Journalism Award for her report on the huge impact of drought within and beyond rural communities. Best News Coverage and Overall Winner, Lucy Barbour, ABC The prize of $5000 is one of the richest… Continue reading Drought report wins inaugural Excellence in Rural Journalism Award

National Rural Press Club Inaugural Excellence in Rural Journalism Awards

The National Rural Press Club Excellence in Rural Journalism Awards recognise 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. Applications open on Thursday 3 October and close on Wednesday 6 November.All entrants must be members of… Continue reading National Rural Press Club Inaugural Excellence in Rural Journalism Awards

When the going gets tough, throw a festival

By Robbie Sefton Agriculture’s rapidly growing efficiency has been challenging for many of the regional centres that were built around a large agricultural workforce. Truckloads of possibilities for reversing the stagnation in the economies of many rural townships have been discussed over the decades, but the only sure recipes for growth seem to be either… Continue reading When the going gets tough, throw a festival