ACT's Tom Calma named 2023 Senior Australian of the Year

Steve Evans
Updated January 26 2023 - 10:07am, first published January 25 2023 - 8:20pm

"Australian's have only ever known a system of consistent policy failure and poor outcomes for First Nations people," Professor Tom Calma said when accepting an award for Senior Australian of the Year.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans


Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."