- uploaded: Jan 16, 2014
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This is My Australia looks at the inspiring stories of recipient and nominees of the Australian Of The Year Awards.
Channel 10, Friday Jan 17th at 7:30PM
AFL great and community leader Adam Goodes is one of eight finalists for the prestigious Australian of the Year Award 2014.
An Andyamathanha man, Adam is a professional Australian Rules football player with the Sydney Swans. He holds an elite place in AFL history, winning two Brownlow Medals and two premierships. Adam is actively involved with several Indigenous sport and community programs and as a leader, speaks out against racism in sport and society.
When asked to identify three Australians that inspire him, Adam named his mum, Lisa Sansbury, former coach Paul Roos and friend Michael O'Loughlin.