Dr James Muecke's work preventing blindness and raising awareness of Type 2 diabetes has earned him the 2020 Australian of the Year. Other winners included tennis player Ash Barty, who was named Young Australian of the Year, and Senior Australian of the Year Professor John Newnham, an obstetrics specialist who works to prevent pre-term births.

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