UKAHT Trustee Meredith Hooper awarded Australian of the Year in the UK

UKAHT Trustee Meredith Hooper and leading writer on Meredith Hooper 1Antarctica is honoured during the 100th anniversary of Australasian Antarctic Expedition.

Award-winning writer, lecturer, historian and world expert on Antarctica, Meredith Hooper, has added another accolade to her collection - Australian of the Year in the UK 2014 presented by the Australia Day Foundation for her passion and dedication to educating the world about Antarctica.

Meredith said: “We Australians in the UK inhabit two hemispheres. It's our good fortune, and our opportunity. We can gain, and we can give. This honour is a most happy acknowledging of my two selves. I am truly delighted.”

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