Best Feature in Writing

Jo Chandler
The Global Mail

Jo Chandler of The Global Mail has won the Quill for Best Feature in Writing.

Judges' statement

Jo Chandler took great personal risks to expose a barbaric and sinister practice on Australia's doorstep. Her feature was disturbing and compelling in equal measure. It was meticulously researched in the most testing circumstances.

Highly commended

Highly commended were Melissa Fyfe, Fairfax Good Weekend Magazine and Kate Legge, Weekend Australian Magazine.

Judges' statements

Melissa Fyfe's compelling feature stripped back the gloss surrounding the legendary Bob Jane.

Kate Legge's piece was a chilling reconstruction of a tragic night that shocked Melbourne.
Two Worlds Collide sought to reconstruct what happened the night Jill Meagher was murdered by trawling through court documents, police interviews, and original research.

Winning entry

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Jo Chandler took great personal risks to expose a barbaric and sinister practice on Australia's doorstep. Her feature was disturbing and compelling in equal measure. It was meticulously researched in the most testing circumstances.