2015 Australian of the Year (South Australia) Peace campaigner
From: South Australia
Gill Hicks is considered to be one of the most thought provoking, powerful and life affirming speakers in Australia and the UK. She is globally known as a survivor of the London terrorist Bombings on July 7th, 2005, Peace Advocate and a leading voice on countering destructive narratives that can promote violent extremism. As a bi lateral amputee, she is also passionate and active within the Health and Wellness sectors in both state and national health services within Australia.