Meet the ACT's 2021 Australian of the year nominees

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated October 27 2020 - 1:13pm, first published 1:12pm
Former chief medical officer to the federal government Professor Brendan Murphy has been nominated for Australian of the Year. Picture supplied by australianoftheyear.org.au

Professor Brendan Murphy was thrust into the spotlight this year as the calm, expert voice driving Australia's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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