This morning we’re celebrating the lives of young people who have done great things.
Finalists in the Western Australia’s Australian of the Year Awards have been announced – they include community welfare leaders, meningococcal campaigners, a social change leader, a children’s champion, writer and a women’s advocate.
- and from them a young West Australian. Akram Azimi is a Afghan refugee and has lived in Australia for 13 years. He is currently studying a triple major at UWA as well as mentoring young indigenous youth.
Jess Allen caught up with him as him nomination was announced.