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Glenn Keys named ACT Australian of the Year

The Chief Minister of the ACT, Ms Katy Gallagher MLA, announced the 2015 ACT Australian of the Year Award recipients at a ceremony at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra on 3rd November 2014.

Aspen Medical's Executive Chairman and Founder, Glenn Keys AO, was named 2015 ACT Australian of the Year for his work as a business and philanthropic leader.

A leader in both business and philanthropy, Glenn Keys believes in giving back.  A former Australian Defence Force test flight engineer, as managing director of global healthcare provider, Aspen Medical, Glenn puts corporate social responsibility at the heart of his business.  The company has its own foundation which uses a percentage of its profits to tackle major Australian health issues, particularly in Indigenous communities.

Humanitarian and volunteer Sandra Mahlberg has been awarded 2015 ACT Senior Australian of the Year.

The 2015 ACT Young Australian of the Year is 26 year old Patrick Mills.

Damian De Marco has been awarded 2015 ACT Local Hero for her work as a child sexual assault campaigner.

The ACT Award recipients will join recipients from the other States and Territories as finalists for the national Awards to be announced on 25 January 2015 in Canberra.

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