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‘Indigenous suicide in custody – how have lives just slipped away?’: The Guardian

Student Jack Banister was part of the 2018 Walkley Award winning Guardian Australia team which produced the “Deaths Inside” special report into Indigenous deaths in custody. His story was awarded the John Newfong Prize for Reporting on Indigenous Affairs. Link to the story here.




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THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

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