Isabella Higgins

Isabella Higgins is a well-known journalist who has reported across both regional and metropolitan areas of Australia as a reporter, as the national Indigenous affairs correspondent, and she is now Australia’s first Torres Strait Islander Europe correspondent, working for ABC News, based in London. 

Based on her detailed coverage on the First Nations suicide crisis, Ms Higgins was awarded the 2019 Walkley Award for Young Australian Journalist of the Year, and her recent work reporting from the war in Ukraine has shed light on the atrocities of that conflict.


Distinguished Young Alumni Award
Distinguished Young Alumni Award for excellence in the field of journalism.
Isabella reporting from Ukraine in blue and grey Press uniform


Bachelor of Journalism
Bachelor of Communication