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Remarkable Women Win All Four Categories Of Australian Of The Year Awards

Here's a list of the winners...

AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR - GRACE TAME

The 26 year old first made history when she was granted a legal exemption to speak about her experience as a sexual assault survivor.

READ: Abuse Survivor Grace Tame Named Australian Of The Year

Ms Tame has again made it into the record books as the first Tasmanian to become Australian of the Year. She plans to use the award to continue advocating for abuse survivors and campaigning for better education in order to prevent child abuse.

2021 Australian of the Year winner Grace Tame. Image: AAP.
SENIOR AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR - MIRIAM-ROSE UNGUNMERR-BAUMANN

The 73-year-old Aboriginal elder from Nauiyu is an artist, activist, writer and public speaker who has worked to bridge the divide between Indigenous and non-Indigenous society.

In 1975 she became the Northern Territory's first qualified Aboriginal teacher, later becoming a principal and consultant. Dr Ungunmerr-Baumann believes all children should learn about visual art.

YOUNG AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR - ISOBEL MARSHALL

The Adelaide medical student has been awarded for her role in co-founding a menstruation product company that gives all its profits to charity, providing education for girls and women in Sierra Leone and Uganda.

The 22 year old's company also works with charity to provide women needing emergency accommodation in South Australia pads and tampons.

AUSTRALIA'S LOCAL HERO - ROSEMARY KARIUKI

The Kenyan refugee - who now calls NSW home - has been awarded for her work helping migrants combat loneliness as they adjust to life in Australia.

The 60 year old is also a multicultural community liaison officer for police, helping migrants facing domestic violence, language barriers and financial distress.

AAP.