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Message from The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP
The Local Hero award was introduced into the Australian of the Year Awards in 2003. It acknowledges extraordinary contributions made by Australians in their local community.
It is sponsored by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs.
The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, is pleased to be associated with the awards. "Everyone can be a Local Hero
This award provides an opportunity to say thank you.- these are ordinary people who are inspired to make an extraordinary difference in their own community. Their communities and the nation benefit from their efforts."