What It's Really Like To Be Australian Of The Year

The Quicky

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What It's Really Like To Be Australian Of The Year

Every year we recognise the extraordinary efforts of some very special individuals at the Australian of the Year Awards.

But after the champagne has been drunk, and the award has gone straight to the pool room, what does it actually mean for the recipients?

The Quicky speaks to three former winners to find out how the Award changed their life, both good and bad.

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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri


2015 Australian of the Year - Family Violence Campaigner Rosie Batty

2012 Young Australian of the Year - A.I. and Robotics Entrepreneur Marita Cheng

2010 Senior Australian of the Year - Cook and Restaurateur Maggie Beer


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