Maules Creek's Shanna Whan nominated as Local Hero in Australian of the Year Awards for commitment to rural people

Tess Kelly
By Tess Kelly
Updated November 9 2021 - 10:24pm, first published November 7 2021 - 1:00am
HERO: Founder of Sober In The Country Shanna Whan. Photo: Supplied

DESPITE being nominated for the 'Local Hero' accolade in the 2022 Australian of the Year Awards, humble Maules Creek woman Shanna Whan considers herself far from a hero.

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Tess Kelly

Tess Kelly

Journalist

Tess Kelly is a journalist at the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth, reporting mostly on education, Gunnedah and the Liverpool Plains region. Story tips can be sent to tess.kelly@austcommunitymedia.com.au and you can keep up with what's happening around the region via @TessKelly_ on Twitter.