Order of Australia medal for Yarralin man Alan Young Najukpayi devoted to country, culture, people

Annie Hesse
Updated December 11 2023 - 9:18am, first published 4:00pm

In an official investiture ceremony, Alan Young Najukpayi was presented with the Medal of the Order of Australia for his service to the Indigenous community of Yarralin.

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Annie Hesse

Annie Hesse

Northern Territory Correspondent

I am an award-winning media and communications professional with experience across print, digital, social and radio broadcast, as well as photography and videography. I am the NT Correspondent at Australian Community Media and I write for my hometown newspaper, the Katherine Times. I love telling people's stories, and I am passionate about giving those a voice who may otherwise remain unheard. When I am not busy putting pen to paper, I spend time in my garden, go bushwalking or travel across the Northern Territory, Australia or the world. In my spare time I write, illustrate and publish books.

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