Dr James Muecke named Australian of the Year; Professor John Newnham, Ash Barty and Bernie Shakeshaft honoured

Updated January 25 2020 - 9:45pm, first published 9:18pm
Australian of the Year Dr James Muecke, with PM Scott Morrison; (top right) professor John Newnham; Ash Barty and Bernie Shakeshaft. Photos: Dion Georgopoulos
Australian of the Year Dr James Muecke, with PM Scott Morrison; (top right) professor John Newnham; Ash Barty and Bernie Shakeshaft. Photos: Dion Georgopoulos

Pioneering South Australian eye surgeon Dr James Muecke has been named the 2020 Australian of the Year.

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