Socceroo Awer Mabil, a former refugee, is 2023 Young Australian of the Year

Lanie Tindale
Updated January 26 2023 - 10:06am, first published January 25 2023 - 8:00pm

A 27-year-old Socceroos winger has won Young Australian of the Year 2023.

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Lanie Tindale

I am City reporter at The Canberra Times. I previously covered health for the masthead, and was a trainee before that. I have written on courts, federal politics, breaking news, features and opinion.