7 of Australia's most inspirational women

By Kate Wagner

Not many people strive to be an inspirational figurehead. Sometimes they're just a hard worker and its their earnest ambition which makes them inspirational.

Other times, they are the victim of a tragic accident and in their refusal to be crushed, they move and inspire people in a way they never anticipated.

In honour of such women, we've gathered Australia's finest - from journalists to domestic violence survivors, meet some of Australia's most inspirational women.

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