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Sep 27

Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Award

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australia-Indonesia Institute invite applications by 7 October 2011 for the Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Award. The Award is open to high achieving early or mid-career journalists.

The Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Award commemorates the distinguished career of Elizabeth O’Neill OAM who died in service of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Indonesia on 7 March 2007. The Award builds on her tireless work to foster mutual understanding of Australia and Indonesia through accurate and informed media coverage.

The Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Award will involve one journalist from Indonesia and Australia each year. The Award is open to journalists from print, radio, television and online media organisations.

The Award will cover:

  • business class international airfares and domestic transfers from the participant’s home city, and
  • accommodation, internal transport, visas and meal allowances.

The award will not cover the cost of travel for dependents or translators. Successful applicants will be responsible for having an up-to-date passport.

For more information and to apply, please click here.