2016 Finalists

Community Newspapers of Australia (CNA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2016 Awards for Excellence.

The winners will be announced at the CNA Awards Gala Dinner in Melbourne on 23 June 2017.

 

 

BEST ADVERTISEMENT

Heidelberg Leader – Aumann’s – ‘Fruit Tree Roadblock’

Whitehorse Leader – Aumann’s – ‘Winter How to…’

The Canterbury-Bankstown Express – Bankstown Sports Club Transparent Wrap

 

BEST AD FEATURE

NewsLocal – Future Leaders

North Lakes Times/Quest Community News – Protect Yourself

Macarthur Chronicle – House of Hope

 

OUTSTANDING DESIGN

Manningham Leader – Aumann’s – ‘2016 Advertising Campaign’

NewsLocal – Christmas Gift Guide

NewsLocal – Future Leaders

 

BEST SPECIAL PUBLICATION

The New Adelaide

Frankston Standard & Mornington Peninsula Summer Holiday Edition

Manly Daily 110 Year Anniversary

 

BEST NEWS PHOTO

Melvyn Knipe, Ingleburn Siege, Macarthur Chronicle

Peter Kelly, In the Line of Fire, Penrith Press

Isabella Lettini, Winners are Grinners, Parramatta Sun

 

BEST SPORTS PHOTO

Andrew Ritchie, Murray, Western Suburbs Weekly

Rob Carew, Silhouettes of Summer, Pakenham-Berwick Gazette

Andrew Ritchie, Hockey Squad, Eastern Suburbs Reporter

 

BEST FEATURE PHOTO

Stuart Milligan, Roller Derby, Knox Leader

Geoff Jones, Get off my Back, Hawkesbury Gazette

Craig Wilson, Walk on Water, Wentworth Courier

 

BEST SPORTS STORY

Jonathan Geddes, Sea Eages legend tackles new challenge after football, Manly Daily

Lance Jenkinson, Westie soars where Eagles dare, Brimbank & Northwest Star Weekly

Russell Bennett, Celebrating 40 years at Catani, Pakenham-Berwick Gazette

 

BEST FEATURE STORY

Matthew Taylor, Fast women, fast cars and mafia death threats, Central Coast Express Advocate

Bridie Byrne, Alarm over ugly racism, Maribyrnong Leader

Rebecca David, Getting justice for all, Greater Dandenong Leader

 

BEST NEWS STORY

Robbie Patterson, Higher Learning, Manly Daily

Isabell Petrinic, Lives left up in the air by hospital helicopter ban, Penrith Press

Sumeyya Ilanbey, Election gun, Melton & Moorabool Star Weekly

 

BEST DIGITAL PUBLISHING

Mosman Daily, Tony Abbott Mobbed in Mosman

Quest Community Newspapers, Council Election Coverage

Inner West Courier, Inner West Council Spitting Incident

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Macarthur Chronicle, Appin Rd campaign

Melton & Moorabool Star Weekly, Melton Cops in Crisis

Central Coast Express Advocate, Scenic Highway upgrade

 

BEST NEWSPAPER – LARGE CIRCULATION

Parramatta Advertiser

Knox Leader

Manly Daily

 

BEST NEWSPAPER – MEDIUM CIRCULATION

Eastern Courier Messenger

Redcliffe & Bayside Herald

Wentworth Courier

 

BEST NEWSPAPER – SMALL CIRCULATION

Central Sydney

Pakenham-Berwick Gazette

Rouse Hill Times