Lake Macquarie 2015 Australia Day awards winners

Updated January 20 2015 - 4:14am, first published January 19 2015 - 6:45am
Lake Macquarie Citizen of the Year Grace McLean at Three Bean Espresso, Hamilton.
Smith Davies with the scarecrow he created for the Wangi Scarecrow competition.
Lois Simpson of Lake Macquarie Landcare with Toronto Fire Station Station Officer Tim Brown among plants planted at the fire station as part of a fire retardant garden.



■ Citizen of the Year - Grace McLean founded NFP Connect, a networking group for Hunter not-for-profits to support each other and benefit from training tailored to address the industry's unique struggles. More than 184 people and 80 charity organisations have joined.

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