Senior Australian of the Year Val Dempsey on Queen Elizabeth II, first aid and how to nominate for the 2023 Australian of the Year Awards

Lanie Tindale
July 12 2022 - 8:00pm

For 2022 Senior Australian of the Year Val Dempsey. meeting Queen Elizabeth II was "just the most extraordinary and magical time".

Lanie Tindale

I am a reporter at The Canberra Times, and was previously a trainee. I have covered various topics at the masthead, including courts, federal politics, breaking news, features and opinion. I previously worked in digital news. I'm interested in a wide range of issues, including early childhood and learning, animals, innovation, mental health and other health issues. Email tips or cute dog videos to lanie.tindale@canberratimes.com.au.