Department of Family and Community Services

2012 Women of the Year Winners

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Fran Rowe from Tottenham

Fran’s persistence, determination and ability to empower people during tough times and environmental disasters, continues to help support Australia’s agricultural sector and hundreds of communities.

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Winner of 2012 People’s Choice – Community Hero Woman of the Year

Yvonne Keane

Yvonne Keane from Kellyville

Yvonne is one of those women who makes you ask ‘how does she do it all?’ Mum to two beautiful young children Asher and Saskia, wife to Anthony, as well as CEO and dedicated volunteer, Yvonne is passionate about her family and local community and likes to make a positive difference where she can.

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Lifetime Achievement Award winner sponsored by The Daily Telegraph

Edith Weisberg

Dr Edith Weisberg from Vaucluse

Dr Edith Weisberg is the Director of Research at Family Planning NSW and a senior clinical lecturer in obstetrics and gynaecology at the University of Sydney. Edith is an acknowledged leader who has revolutionised reproductive and sexual health for Australian women, through her evidence based approach.

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