NEIL - SOUTH AUSTRALIA 2023 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD NOMINEE
SOUTH AUSTRALIA 2023 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
Nominees for the 2023 South Australia Australian of the Year Awards include soccer players leading the way for change, a woman dedicated to helping pets, a body image activist, a zoologist and foster care advocate.
They are just some of the 16 people in the running to be named the South Australia Australian of the Year, South Australia Senior Australian of the Year, South Australia Young Australian of the Year and South Australia Local Hero.
The 2023 South Australia award nominees for South Australia Local Hero
Neil Davis – Keynote speaker and co-founder, Sammy D Foundation (Woodcroft)
Elizabeth Habermann – Voluntary assisted dying advocate (Wudinna)
Christine Robertson – Co-founder, Lost Pets of South Australia and creator, Chipblitz program (Ridleyton)
Marigold White – Co-founder, Uniity (Adelaide)
The South Australia nominees are among 130 people being recognised across all states and territories.
The four award recipients from South Australia will be announced on Thursday 10 November 2022 in a ceremony at the Adelaide Convention Centre in Adelaide, which will also be available to watch via ABC iView from 7:00pm (local Adelaide time).
They will then join the other state and territory recipients as national finalists for the national awards announcement on 25 January 2023 in Canberra.
National Australia Day Council CEO Karlie Brand congratulated the nominees on their recognition.
“The 2023 South Australian nominees are extraordinary people making an impact for others,” said Karlie.
“They show us what a diverse community South Australia has and how everyone can make a difference.”
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