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2015 Senior Australian of the Year Author
From: New South Wales
Jackie French is 2015 Senior Australian of the Year; 2014-15 Australian Children's Laureate; patron of many organisations for the welfare of young people; author; historian; ecologist; dyslexic; a passionate worker for the right of every person to learn to read and have access to the written heritage of humanity, and for every child to have the books that bring them joy and the inspiration to create the future.