Ita Buttrose

Ita Buttrose is the 2013 Australian of the Year.

Picture: The Daily Telegraph

The former editor of The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph and founder of CLEO Magazine has found herself a unique and respected place in Australian culture in recent years. Particularly after the success of bio-drama series Paper Giants.

Buttrose is the National President of Alzheimers Australia and has used her national profile to advocate for positive causes, like HIV/AIDS awareness.

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  • LarryJ says:

    04:43pm | 26/01/13

    @Mel - and what a racist you are. And I’ll bet you are a professional victim as well. Everything Reg said is right. Read more »

  • stephen says:

    04:02pm | 26/01/13

    Hey brudder, I’m a gonna give my shoes away, I’m a gonna paint my face black, I’m a gonna come to your place And I’m a gonna sit on your back. Happy Australia Day. Read more »


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