Past Winners

Winner
More than 60 couples fleeced in Willows wedding wipeout

Benjamin Ansell, University of Melbourne

Best text-based story by an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Student – 750 words or less ($200)

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Winner
The heart of the matter

Tallulah Thompson, University of Technology Sydney

Best text-based story by an Undergraduate Student – over 750 words ($200)

Highly commended
Chantilly Lacey: Killer ex-WAG now $7m-a-year fashion queen

Emily Selleck, Bond University

Best text-based story by an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Student – 750 words or less ($200)

Highly commended
Turning over a new leaf

Sarah Makse, Curtin University

Best text-based story by an Undergraduate Student – over 750 words ($200)

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Winner
Eight Years On: The Syrian war and its child refugees

Angus Smith, Monash University

Best text-based story by a Postgraduate Student - over 750 words ($200)

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Winner
Memorial service for slain teenage Liep Gony

Andrea Thiis-Evensen, Monash University

Best audio story by an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Student – 2 minutes or less ($200)

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Winner
‘Perfection’ is more than skin deep: Being brown, being beautiful

Dilpreet Kaur, University of Melbourne

Best audio story by an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Student – over 2 minutes ($200)

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Highly commended
My family doesn’t have many secrets

Emily Bradfield, Bond University

Best audio story by an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Student – over 2 minutes ($200)

Winner
Firefighters climb hard for charity

Andrea Thiis-Evensen and Ezra Holt, Monash University

Best video story by an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Student – 2 minutes or less ($200)

Winner
Rising from Mother’s Ruin

Sinead Fogarty, Macleay College

Best video story by an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Student – over 2 minutes ($200)

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Highly commended
World Science Festival in Brisbane

Naveen Razik, Queensland University of Technology

Best video story by an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Student – over 2 minutes ($200)

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Winner
Indigenous suicide in custody: ‘How have lives just slipped away?

Jack Banister, University of Melbourne

John Newfong Prize for Reporting on Indigenous Affairs ($200)

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Highly commended
All acknowledgement and no action for Indigenous people

Massilia Aili, University of Technology Sydney

John Newfong Prize for Reporting on Indigenous Affairs ($200)

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Archive
Previous winners of the Ossie Awards, dating back to 2008

The full list of previous winners of the Ossie Awards can be found here.

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