Archie Roach, Claudia Karvan, David Wenham, Kylie Kwong recognised at the 2023 ... trends now
A number of Australian artists were recognised at the 2023 Australia Day Honours in Canberra on Wednesday night.
Late songwriter and elder Archie Roach was made a Companion of the Order (AC) at this year's ceremony.
Archie's friend, manager and CEO of his foundation Jill Shelton said the award was 'bittersweet'.
Archie Roach (pictured), Claudia Karvan, David Wenham and Kylie Kwong were recognised at the 2023 Australia Day Honours
'Archie would be humbled (but) it is a complex award. When he was nominated for the Order of Australia many years ago, he gave it a lot of thought and agreed to accept the award