Every year we recognise the extraordinary efforts of some very special individuals at the Australian of the Year Awards.
But after the champagne has been drunk, and the award has gone straight to the pool room, what does it actually mean for the recipients?
The Quicky speaks to three former winners to find out how the Award changed their life, both good and bad.
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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy
Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane
Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri
2015 Australian of the Year - Family Violence Campaigner Rosie Batty
2012 Young Australian of the Year - A.I. and Robotics Entrepreneur Marita Cheng
2010 Senior Australian of the Year - Cook and Restaurateur Maggie Beer
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