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'The Dark Emu Story' wins Walkley Foundation Longform Journalism Documentary Award

Thu, Nov 23, 2023

Blakfella Films and the ABC team behind The Dark Emu Story has won the Walkley Foundation Longform Journalism: Documentary Award.

The 68th Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism were presented in 30 categories at an event in Sydney, 23rd November 2023.


The Dark Emu Story, Darren Dale, Belinda Mravicic, Jacob Hickey and Allan Clarke, Blackfella Films / ABC

Congratulations to Blackfella films and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

The Dark Emu Story is a thought-provoking documentary that charts the impact of Bruce Pacoe’s Dark Emu (published by Magabala Books). Dark Emu challenged Australia to rethink its history and ignited a debate that continues to rage.

Watch The Dark Emu Story here: