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Paul Farrell on Guardian Australia's Lowy Institute Media Award nomination

Guardian Australia is nominated for the 2017 Lowy Institute Media Award for its reporting on two thousand leaked incident reports written by staff at Australia’s detention centre in Nauru between 2013 and 2015. Dubbed ‘The Nauru Files’, the reports detailed allegations of assault, sexual abuse and self-harm. Guardian Australia broke the story in a series of reports and web interactives.

Paul Farrell was until recently a reporter at Guardian Australia, where he was the lead reporter on ‘The Nauru Files’. He is now senior reporter at BuzzFeed Australia, writing on issues concerning national security and immigration.

Ben Doherty is a reporter at Guardian Australia and has won three Walkley Awards for his foreign affairs and immigration reporting.

Helen Davidson reports from the Northern Territory for Guardian Australia.

Nick Evershed is the data and interactives editor at Guardian Australia.

For more information about the 2017 Lowy Institute Media Award, click here.

Paul Farrell on Guardian Australia's Lowy Institute Media Award nomination
Paul Farrell on Guardian Australia's Lowy Institute Media Award nomination

Guardian Australia is nominated for the 2017 Lowy Institute Media Award for its reporting on two thousand leaked incident reports written by staff at Australia’s detention centre in Nauru between 2013 and 2015. Dubbed ‘The Nauru Files’, the reports detailed allegations of assault, sexual abuse and self-harm. Guardian Australia broke the story in a series of reports and web interactives.

Paul Farrell was until recently a reporter at Guardian Australia, where he was the lead reporter on ‘The Nauru Files’. He is now senior reporter at BuzzFeed Australia, writing on issues concerning national security and immigration.

Ben Doherty is a reporter at Guardian Australia and has won three Walkley Awards for his foreign affairs and immigration reporting.

Helen Davidson reports from the Northern Territory for Guardian Australia.

Nick Evershed is the data and interactives editor at Guardian Australia.

For more information about the 2017 Lowy Institute Media Award, click here.

13 September 2017
Nick McKenzie and Chris Uhlmann on their Lowy Institute Media Award nomination
Nick McKenzie and Chris Uhlmann on their Lowy Institute Media Award nomination

Nick McKenzie, Richard Baker, Chris Uhlmann and Sashka Koloff are nominated for their joint Fairfax/Four Corners investigation into the Chinese Communist Party’s influence in Australian society and politics. Their investigation tracked the activities of Beijing-backed organisations and efforts to intimidate opponents of the Chinese Communist Party. 

Nick McKenzie is an investigative journalist at Fairfax who has won seven Walkley Awards. He reports on issues of corruption in politics, business and sport.

Richard Baker is an investigative journalist who has been with Fairfax for 12 years, breaking major international and national corruption scandals. 

Chris Uhlmann was until recently political editor at the ABC across TV, radio and online. In 2008 he won a Walkley Award for broadcast interviewing. He is now the Nine Network’s chief political editor.

Sashka Koloff has worked in radio and television broadcasting for over 20 years, and is currently a producer with ABC’s Four Corners.

For more information about the 2017 Lowy Institute Media Award, click here.

13 September 2017
Matt Brown on his Lowy Institute Media Award nomination
Matt Brown on his Lowy Institute Media Award nomination

Matt Brown is nominated for the 2017 Lowy Institute Media Award for his coverage of the effort to retake Mosul from Islamic State. Brown’s coverage included reports on ABC radio, TV and online. In his February Four Corners episode ‘Highway to Hell’, Brown and his cameraman Aaron Hollett took audiences to the frontline of one of the most important campaigns of the war in Iraq and Syria.
  
Matt Brown is Middle East Correspondent at the ABC, based in Beirut. Brown has reported on a wide range of stories in the Middle East, from the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict to investigations into Australian jihadists operating in Syria. He was formerly the ABC’s Indonesia Correspondent and National Security Correspondent, and is a four-time Walkley Award winner.

For more information about the 2017 Lowy Institute Media Award, click here.

13 September 2017
Michael Fullilove on Q&A
Michael Fullilove on Q&A

On the panel: Rutger Bregman, Historian and author; Laurie Penny, Writer and journalist; Shashi Tharoor, Indian diplomat, politician and author; Amani Al-Khatahtbeh, Founder and editor-in-chief of Muslim Girl; and Michael Fullilove, Executive Director of the Lowy Institute for International Policy.

5 September 2017
The 2017 Lowy Lecture Highlights: UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
The 2017 Lowy Lecture Highlights: UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

On 27 July, the Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, delivered the annual Lowy Lecture at the Sydney Town Hall.

4 August 2017
The 2017 Lowy Lecture: UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson
The 2017 Lowy Lecture: UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

On 27 July the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, the Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, delivered the 2017 Lowy Lecture at Sydney Town Hall.

27 July 2017
Jake Sullivan on US strategy in the Asia Pacific
Jake Sullivan on US strategy in the Asia Pacific
13 June 2017
Brookings – A wary embrace: What the China-Russia relationship means for the world
Brookings – A wary embrace: What the China-Russia relationship means for the world

On May 9, the Project on International Order and Strategy at Brookings hosted Bobo Lo for a discussion on “A Wary Embrace,” a new paper from the Lowy Institute for International Policy, where Bobo Lo sets out the critical question of whether Russia and China will “define the rules of global politics” in the 21st century.

10 May 2017
Paul Keating and Allan Gyngell on the history of Australian foreign affairs
Paul Keating and Allan Gyngell on the history of Australian foreign affairs

Allan Gyngell's new book 'Fear of Abandonment: Australia in the World since 1942' is a gripping and authoritative account of the way Australians and their governments have helped create the world we now inhabit.

On 26 April the Lowy Institute hosted Allan Gyngell, former Executive Director of the Lowy Institute and former Prime Minister Paul Keating for a discussion of the history of Australian foreign affairs and its impact on our place in the world now, moderated by Lowy Institute Executive Director Michael Fullilove.

26 April 2017