Morgan Mellish


Age: 36

Summary: Australian journalist for the Australian Financial Review newspaper since 2000 who won a Walkley Award for business journalism in 2006 for a series of articles he wrote in November 2005, which revealed the details of former Reserve Bank of Australia board member Robert Gerard's 14 year battle with the Australian Taxation Office after he had revealed details of a Caribbean tax haven deal which resulted in a $150 million out-of-court settlement for tax evasion and Gerard's resignation from the Reserve Bank of Australia, and who also became a foreign correspondent for the Australian Financial Review in Indonesia based at the publication's Jakarta bureau.

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

Born: March 14, 1970

Died: March 7, 2007

Yogyakarta, Indonesia