Role model, youth advocate and footballer Adam Goodes has been named Australian of the Year 2014 at the Australian of the Year Awards held this evening in Canberra. The Prime Minister, The Hon Tony Abbott MP, presented Adam with the Australian of the Year 2014 award in front of a large crowd gathered on the lawns outside Parliament House.
Ita Buttrose AO OBE, Australian of the Year 2013, gave her valedictory speech today at a luncheon hosted by major sponsor of the Australian of the Year Awards, the Commonwealth Bank. Find out what she had to say.
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