Nominations/ Achievements -
- Australian of the Year 2003 Short List – Role Model Pride of Australia 2005 Courage Community Spirit Role Model Mateship Environment Peace The Peoplescape 2001 Celebrating Australians the Centenary of Federation Artist Designer Writer Poet Philanthropist Humanitarian Elle Elizabeth Arden Visible Difference Awards 2000 Making a Visible Difference.
Short List – Role Model
Artist Designer Writer Poet Philanthropist Humanitarian Promoter
Making a Visible Difference
Pride of Australia medal 2005
Courage Community Spirit Role Model Mateship Environment Peace