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As a gifted surgeon, respected humanitarian and skilled campaigner, Dr Victor Chang was a pioneer of the modern era of heart transplantation. He was murdered in 1991 as he drove to work and in 2000 Dr Victor Chang was named Australian of the Century by the people of Australia.

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As a gifted surgeon, respected humanitarian and skilled campaigner, Dr Victor Chang was a pioneer of the modern era of heart transplantation. He was murdered in 1991 as he drove to work and in 2000 Dr Victor Chang was named Australian of the Century by the people of Australia.

Fred Hollows (1929-1993) was a passionate ophthalmologist who became known for his work helping restore the eyesight of countless thousands of people in developing countries and his passionate plight to improve indigenous health here in Australia. It has been estimated that through the initiatives of Fred Hollows, over one million people have had their sight restored around the world. A true blue hero.

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Fred Hollows (1929-1993) was a passionate ophthalmologist who became known for his work helping restore the eyesight of countless thousands of people in developing countries and his passionate plight to improve indigenous health here in Australia. It has been estimated that through the initiatives of Fred Hollows, over one million people have had their sight restored around the world. A true blue hero.

Doctor Charles Teo is a high profile Australian Neurosurgeon who was born in Sydney to Chinese Singaporean parents who immigrated to Australia. He is the director of the Centre for Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery. [ACHHK116]

Dr Charlie Teo

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SPRAY-ON SKIN - In 1999 Professor Fiona Wood patented her spray-on skin technique. The innovation involves taking a small patch of the victim's healthy skin and using it to grow new skin cells in a laboratory. The new skin cells are then sprayed on the victim's damaged skin. This process significantly reduces recovery time and scarring. This played a key role in treating burns victims from the 2002 Bali bombings. Fiona and her team are credited with saving the lives of 28 people.

Vida Goldstein (1869-1949): early Australian feminist politician who campaigned for women's suffrage and social reform.

Vida Goldstein (1869-1949): early Australian feminist politician who campaigned for women's suffrage and social reform.