Socceroo Awer Mabil, a former refugee, is 2023 Young Australian of the Year

Lanie Tindale
Updated January 26 2023 - 10:06am, first published January 25 2023 - 8:00pm

A 27-year-old Socceroos winger has won Young Australian of the Year 2023.

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 am now a general news reporter, with a focus on health.

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