Awards and Recognition for Brian Morgan

Awards and recognition for Brian Morgan, his writing and his community service have accumulated over the years and include the following:


Numerous state and national awards for journalism and editing, including:

Best Editorial Comment Award (twice, plus runner-up twice).

Both Country Press and Australian Suburban Newspapers Association awards for news, sport and feature writing.

National award for Best Suburban Newspaper (four times).

Most Improved Newspaper (three times).

WO Richards Trophy for Technical Excellence (twice).

Short story writing – FreeXpresSion Literary Journal.

Short story writing – Glen Eire Literary Awards.

Fellowship of Australian Writers National Literary Award, The Jim Hamilton Award.

Community Service:

Various awards, including:

Westpac Community Service Award (twice).

Westpac Community Project Award (twice).

Scope Award for Community Service.

Australian Jaycees Outstanding Achievement Award.

Sydney Morning Herald Community Service Award.

Telecom Australia Award for Community Service.

Patron and life member of community groups.


The National Service Medal.

The Australian Defence Medal.

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