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Australian Supporters

Many great Australians have held the torch and supported the event since it began in 1987. Here is a selection.

Julia Gillard

Former Prime Minister of Australia

Alan Border

Legendary Cricketer

James Morrison

Master Trumpeter

Cathy Freeman

Olympic 400m Champion

Mandawuy Yunupingu

Musician, Yothu Yindi

Mal Meninga

Rugby League legend

Sally Pearson

2012 Olympic Gold Medallist (100m hurdles)

Prof. Fiona Wood

Clinical Professor at University of WA and former Australian of the Year

Steve Hooker

Former World, Olympic and Commonwealth Pole Vault Champion