The story of five unique Australians who have been nominated for the Australian of the Year Award. Phil, a rescue hero who saved nine children in a jumping castle accident. Ricky, a Chinese physics genius and aspiring actor. Ja’mie, a charity-minded schoolgirl who sponsors 85 Sudanese children. Daniel and Nathan, hearing impaired teenage twin farm boys embarking on a world first eardrum transplant. And Pat, a disabled suburban housewife turned elite athlete.

  1. Matthew Saville


  2. Chris Lilley


  3. Ryan Shelton


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  1. Chris Lilley

    Chris Lilley

    Phil Olivetti / Ricky Wong / Ja'mie King / Daniel Sims / Nathan Sims / Pat Mullins

  2. Jennifer Byrne

    Narrator (voice)

  3. Mick Graham


  4. Chung Jade Koh


  5. Maria Angelico

    Maria Angelico


  6. Emma Clapham


  7. Adrienne Couper Smith


  8. Deborah Jones


  9. Taylor Potter


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We Can Be Heroes: Finding the Australian of the Year

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Original Language English

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