and indigenous activist Rosalie Kunoth-Monks round out the female-dominated
finalist list ahead of this weekend's 2015 Australian of The Year announcement in Canberra.
Croome and ACT businessman, Glenn Keys are the two lonely males competing
for the coveted title this year.
bombings in July 2005 in which she lost both her legs, has distinguished
herself in the intervening years as a motivational speaker and as the
founder of M.A.D for Peace.
Australian of The Year has been decided by a panel led by Victoria Cross recipient, Ben Roberts-Smith.