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Latest news: Women of Spirit

Lifeline Canberra 2023 Women of Spirit Awards

Lifeline Canberra 2023 Women of Spirit Awards, Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

‘I hope she’s watching. I hope she’s proud’ says mum of Annabelle Potts

When Kathie Potts ascended to the stage to become Lifeline Canberra’s 2022 Woman of Spirit, her first thought went to her late daughter, Annabelle. “I just got this image of her when they...

A woman of spirit: Adele Auva’a

A finalist in Lifeline Canberra’s 2022 Women of Spirit Awards, Adele Auva’a is a survivor, a proud Samoan woman, and a community mentor to young girls. Above all that, however, she’s a...

Lifeline Canberra’s women of spirit overcome adversity to lift others

A young Indigenous woman who was a child carer for her mentally ill mother and a Canberra mum whose five-year-old daughter died of a rare brain cancer, DIPG, have been honoured at Lifeline Canberra’s Women of Spirit awards today.

Lifeline’s Women of Spirit overcome adversity to inspire others

Two survivors of domestic violence who have both been diagnosed with PTSD and have overcome adversity to inspire and support others, are the Lifeline Canberra Women of Spirit and Rising Women of Spirit Award recipients for 2021.