SAPC Awards

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Best News Report in Print

NIGEL HUNT, Sunday Mail "Finks Declaration"

Best Feature in Print

PENELOPE DEBELLE, The Advertiser "I did the best I could.. it wasn't..."

Best News Photograph

MIKE BURTON, The Advertiser "700 to One"

Best Radio or TV Current Affairs Report

GRAHAM ARCHER, Seven's Today Tonight "Sands Finding"

Best Television News Report

MARGIE McLEW, Network Ten "Miller Death"

Best Radio News Report

NANCE HAXTON, ABC Radio "River Murray at one of its worst points..."

Best Sports Story In Any Medium

RICHARD EARLE, The Advertiser "Stadium Wars"

Best News Story In Any Medium

MICHAEL OWEN, The Australian "Lobbyist Bolkus headhunted for..."

Best Sports Photograph

SARAH REED, The Advertiser "Davis - celebration"

Best Community Report In Any Medium

KELLY KLAPPIS, Channel 9 A Current Affair "Asbestos Dumping"

Best Rural/Regional Affairs Report Any Med

KERRY STAIGHT, ABC Landline "All in the family"

Best Illustration/Cartoon In Any Medium

GEORGE ALDRIDGE, Independent Weekly "Liberal leadership"


Winner: NIGEL HUNT, Sunday Mail
"Finks Declaration"

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Other Entrants:
(highly commended are highlighted in blue)

  • BRAD CROUCH, Sunday Mail
    “Marj plan is lunacy”
  • VERITY EDWARDS, The Australian
    “Autism signs appear in first weeks of life”
  • VERITY EDWARDS, The Australian
    “Irrigators lose water sale’
  • HENDRIK GOUT, Independent Weekly
    “Imbroglio on Yorke Peninsula”
  • HENDRIK GOUT, Independent Weekly
    “Push polling”
  • HENDRIK GOUT, Independent Weekly
    “Secret files”
  • GREG KELTON, The Advertiser
    “Pub brawl”
  • GREG KELTON, The Advertiser
    “So many issues”
  • DAVID NANKERVIS, Sunday Mail
    “You silly Kout”
  • MICHAEL OWEN, The Australian
    “All tarred by brush with fake documents”
  • DOUGLAS ROBERTSON, The Advertiser
    “DNA breakthrough in the case of a missing woman”
  • DOUGLAS ROBERTSON, The Advertiser
    “Stabbed in the city’s heart”