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Australian of the Year

David Morrison AO
Equality advocate

Senior Australian of the Year

Professor Gordian Fulde
Doctor

Young Australian of the Year

Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett
Social entrepreneurs

Australia's Local Hero

Dr Catherine Keenan
Youth educator

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31 May 2016

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30 May 2016

2014 Senior Australian of the Year says National Reconciliation Week is not the only opportunity to take stock on how the national reconciliation journey is progressing.

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21 June 2016 a 2:54pm

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