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Hendrik Gout is one of Australia's most senior journalists and corporate relations specialists.


He has worked in magazines, daily and weekly newspapers, commercial and public television news and current affairs, and has been a senior media adviser to four Federal Government Ministers.


Programs or stories he produced have won the prestigious Thorn award for best current affairs program nationally and been commended in the Walkleys award, Australia's highest award in journalism, for best current affairs story.


Mr Gout was executive producer of The 7.30 Report in Queensland when it was the highest rating-program on the ABC, and has produced the program nationally and in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane.


As a senior journalist and presenter with The 7.30 Report in Brisbane, Hobart, and Adelaide he covered politics, industry and commerce, banking and finance, the environment, and public administration.


Hendrik has travelled extensively overseas, and has lived and worked in five States and the ACT. Few journalists know Australia better.

Once Upon a Distant Journey
Once Upon a Distant Journey
Once Upon a Distant Journey


Winner: Journalist of the Year, SA Media awards


Winner: Best print journalist, SA Media awards (twice)


Winner: Best Three Headings, SA Media awards


Winner: Best Print Journalist, SA Media awards


Highly commended: Best News Report in Print, SA Press Club


Winner: National Thorn Award, Best Current Affairs Program


Television documentary on archaeological expedition to Fraser Cave in South-West Tasmania, produced by Hendrik Gout, broadcast in Australia and sold internationally. Highly Commended in two Walkley categories


Winner (best script) National Television Award.


USIA scholarship to study and work in newspapers, television, and radio in Washington DC, 


New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver, and Mississippi. Producing and editing.


Produced and directed feature-length film, shot in Canada and USA.

Once Upon a Distant Journey
Once Upon a Distant Journey
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