Liam Bartlett

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Liam Bartlett is an Australian journalist and reporter, best known for his career in radio and television.


Born in Perth, Western Australia, previously, Liam had a six-year stint with ABC radio station 720 ABC Perth, presenting the morning program. He had previously worked for STW 9 in Perth and GWN in Bunbury as a news anchor and reporter. While working on Perth radio stations, Liam was also a columnist for the News Corporation newspaper The Sunday Times. He appeared on television on The 7.30 Report, ABC TV and the Nine Network Australia (GTV Melbourne) presenting both current affairs and news.

Bartlett was a delegate to the Australian Constitutional Convention 1998. He was an elected delegate and had contested the poll as an independent candidate.

In 2002, Bartlett won a Churchill Fellowship to study investigative journalism. He spent three months in the United States and the United Kingdom.[1]

In July 2006 he left Perth radio station 6PR after only nine weeks on air to join 60 Minutes, where he would present until 2012, before returning as from the 2015 season.


During his career Bartlett has won three international and two national awards for reporting, including New York Festival awards for both TV and Radio and the Bridget Bardot (Genesis) Award for TV. In addition he has been awarded four (4) separate state-based (WA) AJA (Australian Journalists Association) Awards for investigative reports and feature writing.


Personal life[edit]

Bartlett is married to Claire and they have three children.[5]


  1. ^ Bartlett, Liam. Churchill Fellowship report: Investigative Journalism - Current Trends, Techniques And The Future For Substantive Public Disclosure Archived 21 August 2006 at the Wayback Machine. 6 June 2006
  2. ^ Connelly, Fiona (14 March 2008). "Liam Bartlett says 69 Minutes is s***". Perth Now. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  3. ^ Rule, Bill (11 August 2007). "Liam Bartlett and 60 Minutes: one year on". Perth Now. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  4. ^ "Liam Bartlett to stay in Sydney". The Courier-Mail. 18 October 2008. Archived from the original on 31 December 2012. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  5. ^ Bartlett joins 60 Minutes - News Archived 20 August 2006 at the Wayback Machine.

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