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Australian of the Year

Professor Michelle Yvonne Simmons
Professor in quantum physics

Senior Australian of the Year

Dr Graham Farquhar AO
Prize winning biophysicist

Young Australian of the Year

Samantha Kerr
Sportsperson

Local Hero

Eddie Woo
Mathematics teacher

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