This is My Australia looks at the inspiring stories of recipient and nominees of the Australian Of The Year Awards.
Channel 10, Friday Jan 24th at 10:00PM
Ballet Director and inspiration for film Mao's Last Dancer Li Cunxin is one of eight finalists for the prestigious Australian of the Year Award 2014
Born into extreme poverty in rural China, Li became one of China's foremost ballet dancers. He became Principal Artist with the Australian Ballet in 1995, and his autobiography, Mao's Last Dancer, was translated onto the screen in 2009. Today, Li inspires many Australians with his personal story of hardship, perseverance and success.
When asked to identify three Australians that he's taken inspiration from, Li named his wife, Mary Li, scientist Professor Ian Frazer and America's Cup skipper John Bertrand.
This is My Australia looks at the inspiring stories of recipient and nominees of the Australian Of The Year Awards. Channel 10, Friday Jan 17th at 7:30PM AFL great and community leader Adam Goodes is one of eight finalists for the prestigious Australian of the Year Award 2014. An
Andyamathanha man, Adam is a professional Australian Rules football
player with the Sydney Swans. He holds an elite place in AFL history,
winning two Brownlow Medals and two premierships. Adam is actively
involved with several Indigenous sport and community programs and as a
leader, speaks out against racism in sport and society. When
asked to identify three Australians that inspire him, Adam named his
mum, Lisa Sansbury, former coach Paul Roos and friend Michael
Christmas lunch, most of us will celebrate with family and friends over
a hearty meal. But not everyone's so lucky. Salvos Give a Lunch for
Christmas Campaign hopes to change that for many Australians in need.
We're hoping to fill 8,000 plates over the festive season, Just $10
will provide one meal. Any help you can give us would be most
appreciated. Donate at: http://SalvosGiveaLunch.org.au
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say they want to be more active, but do their actions support their
attitudes? It's time to make our actions speak as loud as our words.
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The Australian National Maritime Museum is not just a fascinating maritime attraction, it is overflowing with incredible stories from the volunteer guides who work there, there are over 400 dedicated volunteer guides as well as highly skilled paid teacher guides that will make your maritime experience truly memorable.
Some of the volunteer guides have actually worked on the vessels and others have had extensive maritime careers, nevertheless their tours and stories will have you yearning for more.
Australians are closely linked to the sea, our oceans and waterways have influenced our development and are very much part of who we are.
You\'ve never experienced water like this!
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Australians are closely linked to the sea through commerce, defence, exploration, adventure, sport and play. Our oceans and waterways have influenced our development...and who we are.
The museum captures these themes with fascinating artefact\\\\\\\'s, lively exhibitions, fun activities and even the chance to board ships and experience life on the water.
This summer, experience AQUA: A Journey into the World of Water, a multisensory experience for the whole family. created by ONE DROP, an initiative of Guy Lailberté, Founder of Cirque du Soleil®. http://www.onedrop.org/en/default.aspx
Only in Australia at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour Sydney from 3 December 2011 - 26 February 2012.
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Deep in the heart of the Coral Sea, patriotic Australians and enthusiastic travelers today snorkeled and splashed their way to the opening of world’s most scenic and remote polling booth, placed on the Great Barrier Reef’s tiny sandbank island of Upolu Cay, 30 kilometers northeast of Cairns.
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