Australia's Local Hero for 2022 is Shanna Whan, founder of 'Sober in the Country'

Steve Evans
Updated January 25 2022 - 10:15pm, first published 7:45pm
Australia's Local Hero for 2022 Shanna Whan. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Australia's Local Hero for 2022 is Shanna Whan. She founded "Sober in the Country" which helps people in country Australia deal with alcohol and its problems.

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."

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