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Inspirational Women

Here we share with you women who we find inspiratonal because of who they are and what they do.

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Name of woman: Noelene Simmons

Name of woman: Noelene SimmonsNational President of ACRATH

This article was written by Rosie Hoban and distributed on 30/03/2017

Noelene Simmons knows her commitment to work for the elimination of human trafficking is a long-term one; fortunately she is blessed with faith and hope. Involvement in ACRATH, one of Australia’s largest and most significant anti-trafficking organisations has taught her that change happens slowly, but with collaboration and determination, it can happen.

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Sr Anne Gardiner

Sr Anne Gardiner

Senior Australian of the Year

This article was written by Mark Bowling and was first published in The Catholic Leader on 1 February 2017

In accepting her award as 2017 Senior Australian of the Year, Sr Anne Gardiner did so “on behalf of all Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, who have lived and ministered among Australia’s indigenous people for more than a century”.

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