Australian of the Year

David Morrison AO
Equality advocate

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Professor Gordian Fulde
Doctor

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Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett
Social entrepreneurs

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Dr Catherine Keenan
Youth educator

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Brian and Nerida Egan reflect on the importance of volunteers for Aussie Helpers

13 May 2016

During Volunteer's Week, 2008 Senior Australian of the Year Brian Egan and his wife Nerida, who was also recognised as a finalist in Queensland, take a moment to reflect on the vital work their volunteers do for their charity Aussie Helpers.

2016 WA Australian of the Year Anne Carey asks 'Is Australia ready to have the courage to be kind?'

13 May 2016

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RT @TheTodayShow: Nominations are now open for Australian of the Year. #9Today https://t.co/1U5GKOIdF0

25 May 2016 a 10:02am

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24 May 2016 a 11:35am

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24 May 2016 a 11:13am

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