You can expect to see Cowra’s Australia Day guest Cheryl Koenig tucking into a lamington on Thursday.
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According to her Australia Day profile lamington’s are Ms Koenig’s favourite thing to eat on our national day.
You can also expect a down to earth address on her work as a carer and in regards to her two books, Paper Cranes and With Just One Suitcase.
Cheryl’s favourite slang word and on she says she uses most in her Australia Day addresses is “bloody oath”.
A former Woman of the Year award winner and Order of Australia Medal recipient Ms Koenig is on the NSW Carers Advisory Council and received an OAM in 2014 for service to people with disabilities, their families and carers.
In 2009 when she was named NSW Woman of the Year, Premier Rees said.
In his media release about the 2009 Woman of the Year award, NSW Premier Nathan Rees said: “Her story is an inspiration to all of us, delivering hope and strength to people with traumatic brain injury, their families and anyone who has experienced a tragic event.”
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