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7th November 2019 • 2020 Australian of the Year Awards Ceremony – WA

The Governor officiated at the 2020 West Australian of the Year Awards ceremony, hosted by Auspire – The Australia Day Council of Western Australia, in the Government House Ballroom.

Congratulations to the following finalists who will represent WA at the overall Australian of the Year Awards on Australia Day eve:

2020 Local Hero – Ms Suzy Urbaniak

2020 Young Australian of the Year – Mr Yarlalu Thomas

2020 Senior Australian of the Year – Professor John Newman

2020 WA Australian of the Year – Mrs Annie Fogarty

Read more about the recipients (external ink)

The Governor is Patron of Auspire.


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The Governor with all award category finalists and winners
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