Print – Best News Story: Donna Page, the Newcastle Herald for “Critical Condition”
Radio – News and Current Affairs Reporting: Bruce MacKenzie, ABC News for “Wategoat”
Photography – News Feature or Sport: Natalie Grono, the Newcastle Herald for “Underground Art”
Best Photography/Filming: Jonathan Carroll – the Newcastle Herald for “Six of the Best”
All Media – Best Feature, Documentary or Current Affairs: Robert Dillon, the Newcastle Herald for “Playing Hard Ball”
All Media: Commentary, Analysis, Opinion and Critique: Greg Ray, the Newcastle Herald for “Greg Ray Opinion Columns”
All Media: Best Sport Coverage: James Gardiner, the Newcastle Herald for “Offside – Breaking down the Jets”
All Media: Best Investigative Journalist: Donna Page, Newcastle Herald, Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne Age and Brisbane Times for “Trail of Debt”.
Major Award: PF Adams Young Journalist Award: Georgie Lowe, Maitland Mercury for “Council Cover-up: $1 million Down the Drain in Maitland”.
Major Award: The Tom Barrass Award for Regional Journalism: Stephen Jeffery for “Sex abuse scandal rocks Armidale Catholic diocese”.
Major Award: Most Outstanding Contribution to Journalism: Cath Bowen, Maitland Mercury
Major Award: 2013 Journalist of the Year: Joanne McCarthy, Newcastle Herald for “Shining the Light”.