Connect with us

National

An Aboriginal activist and an advocate for migrant women are among the 2021 Australians of the Year – SBS News

Four women have taken out this year’s awards, with 26-year-old sexual assault survivor and advocate Grace Tame named Australian of the Year.

Published

on

post featured image

An Aboriginal activist dedicated to cultural independence and education, and an advocate for migrant and refugee women are among those who have been named the 2021 Australians of the Year. 
Dr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann AM, 73, and Rosemary Kariuki, 60, were awarded this year’s Senior Australian of the Year and Local Hero awards at a ceremony in Canberra on Monday night. 
Grace Tame, a 26-year-old sexual assault survivor and advocate, was named Australian of the Year, becoming the first Tasmanian…

Click here to view the original article.