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Monday, 26 January 2015

Australian of the Year Awards 2015, plus Rosie Batty - 2015 Australian of the Year acceptance speech: VIDEOS

Get to know YOUR Australians of the Year for 2015 in these videos below, including Rosie Batty's full speech, our Australian of the Year this year.

As a side note (and it should be ONLY a side note, as these women all received the country's highest honour based on the merits, NOT on their gender), it's the first time in Australian of the Year Awards history that all four recipients are women. Here they all are:






This photo, from the Australian of the Year Awards Facebook page, has this fabulous caption:

It's the first time in Australian of the Year Awards history that all four recipients are women. Congratulations Rosie Batty, Jackie French, Drisana Levitzke-Gray, and Juliette Wright. Have a great year!

Here is Rosie Batty's full acceptance speech:

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