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Ita Buttrose: Australian of the Year

Posted by: Staff writers | 25 January, 2013 - 5:48 PM
Ita Buttrose

4BC News: Publishing icon Ita Buttrose has been named Australian of the Year.

The 71-year-old was on Friday honoured at a ceremony in Canberra for her extraordinary and groundbreaking media career and role in raising awareness of health and media issues.

Blog comments Your Say

  • Onya Ita, you've done some good things in your life.
    Beats giving the award to a sportsman.

    Bob Lord Friday 25 January, 2013 - 7:51 PM
  • Congratulations Ita.
    You are my idea of a lady capable of running this place. And look what we've got.

    Wobblyone Friday 25 January, 2013 - 6:05 PM

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