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On Anzac Day

24 April 2015

On the Centenary of Anzac, Veterans' campaigner and 2014 ACT Senior Australian of the Year Graham Walker, tells us "Anzac Day is a day on which we might remind ourselves that the cost of war does not end with the warriors’ homecoming".

Kristin Carson, SA Young Australian of the Year 2015, on Courage

15 April 2015

If I had to summarise in just one word what I hope young people in Australia today get more of, it would be courage.

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