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Australian Capital Territory Award Recipients Announced
A foster carer, youth leader, an indigenous education and a speed skier, were announced last night as the ACT recipients of the 2007 Australian of the Year Awards.
The Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory, Jon Stanhope MLA, announced the award recipients at a special event in Canberra, congratulating all ACT finalists for their achievements and contributions to the community.
Award recipients are:
Australian of the Year - Michael Milton OAM
Senior Australian of the Year - Dr Kaye Price
Young Australian of the Year - John Van den Dungen
Local Hero - Beverley Orr
To learn more about this year's award recipients, you can read the latest media releases or check out their biographies online. Other state award recipients will be announced in the next two weeks.
Watch this website for more information as the announcements take place.