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ABC Four Corners’ greyhound industry investigation wins Gold Walkley journalism award

ABC Four Corners’ greyhound industry investigation wins Gold Walkley journalism award
December 4, 2015

A Four Corners investigation that uncovered animal mistreatment in the greyhound racing industry has won journalism’s coveted Gold Walkley Award.

The ABC’s Caro Meldrum-Hanna, Sam Clark and Max Murch also won the investigative journalism award for their Four Corners report on the greyhound industry.

The Walkley Awards judges said the Making a Killing report exposed the greyhound racing industry's "ugly secret".

The judges stated “it took bravery, tenacity and months of planning in three states to produce a jaw-dropping report that has shaken not just the greyhound code but the entire racing industry

The Walkley Awards celebrated its 60th anniversary after being established in 1956 by Sir William Gaston - the founder of Ampol Petroleum.

Click here to view the full list of winners at The Walkley Foundation website.

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