Skip to Content

MACA Media Awards 2016

The MACA recently held the inaugural MACA Media Awards, to celebrate balanced and realistic reporting on ageing and older people.

MACA Media Awards 2016 Results

The winners for the inaugural MACA Media Awards were announced at a ceremony on 17 October. This event was attended by NSW Departments, peak bodies, members of media organisations and the Hon John Ajaka, Minister for Ageing, and set the benchmark for celebrating good reporting on older people.

The ceremony was hosted by Ms Lee Lin Chin.


The winner in the News category is:

Laura Gartry - ABC News for David Goodall: Australia's oldest working scientist fights to stay at university

The Runners-up are:

Current Affairs

The winner in the Current Affairs category is:

Ellen Fanning - ABC Radio National for Reverse Mentoring

The Runners-up are:

Lifestyle and Health

The winner in the Lifestyle and Health category is:

Dateline SBS for My 93 year old Flatmate

The Runners-up are:


The winner in the Advertising category is:

NRMA Insurance for DIY Your NRMA Insurance Policies online

The Runners-up are:

Was this content useful?
Last updated: 24 Sep 2019