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2020 Tasmania Australian of the Year Award recipients announced

18 October 2019

The 2020 Tasmania Australian of the Year Awards have been presented to a marine research scientist, a Landcare activist, a social justice activist and a men’s health advocate.

ACT nominees announced for 60th anniversary of the Australian of the Year Awards

18 October 2019

The nominees for the 2020 ACT Australian of the Year Awards include a women's rugby league pioneer, a foster carer, an alpaca therapy provider and a young woman helping drought-stricken farmers.

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Good luck to today’s exceptional recipients at the national announcement on 25 January 2020 and congratulations to… https://t.co/4oJ45yxi8v

18 October 2019 a 4:05pm

Join us for the 2020 #Victoria #AusoftheYear Awards live from Government House in Melbourne on Wednesday 23 October… https://t.co/cvgovWzsiH

18 October 2019 a 3:29pm

'It's climate change - that's my reason.' 2020 #Tasmania #AusoftheYear and marine research scientist Dr Jess Melbourne-Thomas.

18 October 2019 a 2:34pm

The 2020 TAS #AusoftheYear is marine research scientist Dr Jess Melbourne-Thomas. https://t.co/rbhPPZNkyC

18 October 2019 a 2:29pm

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