An ABC News online digital feature on the international arm-wrestle over naming rights for food and drink has taken out one of Australia’s premier rural journalism awards. Canberra-based reporter Brett Worthington travelled to Europe to meet some of producers who object to Australians cashing-in on…

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The Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists’ executive committee has reluctantly decided to withdraw our plans to stage the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists’ global Congress in September 2021. We believe that it would have extraordinarily difficult to achieve the necessary financial support from both the…

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The Adelaide Advertiser’s Matt Turner has taken out the top gong in the 2020 Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists Star Prize for Excellence in Rural Photography. Matt’s shot of a group of young SA winemakers also took out the People Category in the ACAJ’s annual…

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ABC journalists Mel Groves and Cassandra Hough have taken out two prestigious awards for excellence in rural reporting at the International Federation Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) annual congress in Minneapolis, USA. Mel, a Mackay-based ABC Rural Reporter, won the IFAJ Rabobank Star Prize for Broadcast Digital…

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New South Wales rural journalist Samantha Townsend (pictured) has been recognised for her outstanding commitment to the future of agricultural storytelling through a significant new award created by global agri-business Alltech and the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ). Sam, senior reporter with The Land…

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The Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists congratulates ABC Wimmera Rural Reporter Angus Verley on representing our country in a unique program at the next annual Congress of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ). Angus has been selected as one of only ten young journalists…

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Different perspectives on the prolonged drought have taken out some of the major gongs in this year’s prestigious Australian Council of Agricultural Journalists (ACAJ) Awards for Excellence in Rural Reporting. The Rabobank ACAJ Star Prize for Excellence in Rural Broadcasting went to Michael Brissenden’s ‘Proud…

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The 2019 ACAJ Star Prize for Excellence in Rural Print Journalism has been won by a reporter on one of the smallest newspapers in the country. Peter De Kruijff got the gong for a front-page story in the Kimberley Echo on the passing of one…

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The ACAJ Star Prize for Excellence in Rural Photography was won by The Stock Journal’s Jacqui Bateman for her pic of Tom Ellis from ‘Coola Station’ at Tantanoola in SA’s South East (pictured). Judges said it was a classic Australian image of a man and…

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