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Corcoran, Helen

Occupation
Journalist and Print Journalist

Summary

Helen Corcoran won a Walkley Award in 1983 for Best story in a Provincial Newspaper for a series published in the Tamworth Northern Daily Leader. The series ran for four months and led to a New South Wales state government investigation into the ownership and financial management of Tamworth's Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

Details

Events

c. 1980 -
Career in journalism active
1983
Walkley Award (Print) - Best Story in a Provincial Newspaper - The Northern Daily Leader. Tamworth

Sources used to compile this entry: Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (Australia) - records of the W.G. Walkley Awards, 1956 - 1999, 1956 - 1999, MLMSS 6898; Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (Australia); Australian Journalists' Association; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales; http://www.walkleys.com/winners/database.html.

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Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (Australia) - records of the W.G. Walkley Awards, 1956 - 1999, 1956 - 1999, MLMSS 6898; Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (Australia); Australian Journalists' Association; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

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