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2015 Australians of the year. Inspiring change in human rights

ABC journalist and presenter Annabel Crabb will be presenting a special one-off event showcasing all four 2015 Australians of the Year at Sydney Town Hall on July 13.

'2015 Australians of the Year: Inspiring Change in Human Rights' is brought to you by the Australian Human Rights Commission in partnership with the Australian of the Year Awards, the City of Sydney and ABC News 24.

This year for the first time ever all four Australians of the Year are women. Led by Australian of the Year Rosie Batty, each of these impressive Australians has an inspiring story to tell and is passionate about the human rights issues that drive them.

Rosie Batty, family violence campaigner Australian of the Year
Jackie French, author Senior Australian of the Year
Drisana Levitzke-Gray, advocate for the deaf community Young Australian of the Year
Juliette Wright, social entrepreneur Australia’s Local Hero

Also appearing will be Mayor of Sydney Clover Moore, Commission President Gillian Triggs and Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick.

Annabel Crabb will be leading the discussion which will be broadcast live on ABC News 24.

Please send in your questions for the panel to events@humanrights.gov.au.  Annabel will ask some of the best questions on the night.

The '2015 Australians of the Year ' event is part of our RightsTalk program.  The event is free and open to the general public, and the venue is wheelchair accessible.

Date: Monday 13 July
Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Spaces are limited so please register at the link below:

http://australiansoftheyear2015.eventbrite.com.au/

Event partners: Australian of the Year Awards, City of Sydney, ABC News 24

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