Portrait of Rosie Batty

Rosie Batty

Family violence campaigner Rosie Batty is the 2015 Australian of the Year and the Pride of Australia’s National Courage Medal recipient. Batty rose above her personal tragedy and the loss of her eleven year old son, Luke, who was the victim of domestic violence at the hands of his father in a public assault. Batty continues to champion efforts in the fight against domestic violence, and has been named as a founding member of an advisory panel on preventing violence against women.