Article type: Original Research

PUBLISHED 1 January 1982

Volume 7 Issue 1

The Last Taboo

Rosemary Kiely

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Rosemary Kiely

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The following articles is the winning entry of the Australian Child and Family Welfare Journalism Award for 1981. The award was presented on Monday, 27th October 1981 to Rosemary Kiely. In her reply, Rosemary Kiely mentioned that she had to subit her article twice to the Age before it was published. The first time she submitted the article it was rejected on the grounds that it was reporting on “the last taboo”.

Judges for the award were Dr. Don Edgar, Director, Institute of Family Studies, Max Walsh, Secretary, Australian Journalists’ Association and the editor of Australian Child and Family Welfare.

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