Grace Tame is a leader of positive change. She is a survivor-advocate for victims of sexual assault, particularly those who were abused as children.
In 2019 Grace was assisted via the #LetHerSpeak campaign who obtained a court order on her behalf, so she could speak out publicly, under her real name as an abuse survivor.
Now 26 and based in Hobart, Grace is a regular guest speaker for high-profile events and television programs. She uses her media profile to advocate for other vulnerable groups in the community. She is also a passionate yoga teacher and visual artist, having toured the United States with John Cleese in 2018 (Monty Python) as his personal illustrator.
As well a champion long-distance runner, Grace won the 2020 Ross Marathon in a female course record time of 2:59:31.
On the 30th of October, 2020, Grace was named Tasmanian Australian of the Year for 2021.
On the 25th of January, 2021, Grace was named Australian of the Year.
Grace will be joining our Sydney event and live streamed to all other cities.