Australian performer Suzie Mathers has been awarded the 2017 Young Australian Achiever of the Year in the UK by the Australia Day Foundation.
UK born and Australian raised, Mathers is currently appearing as Glinda in the smash hit musical WICKED on the West End. The WAAPA graduate moved to London after her successful stint as Glinda in the Australian and South East Asian productions of WICKED. She has also appeared as Sophie in the Australian production of Mamma Mia!
The Australia Day Foundation is a non-profit organisation and was established in 2003 with the aim of bringing together the Australian community in the United Kingdom to celebrate Australia’s national day and promote Australia as a confident, creative and outward looking nation, with a strong economy and an abundance of talented people.
Thanks Australia Day Foundation for awarding me the Young Australian Achiever of the Year in the UK! What an amazing night! ?????? pic.twitter.com/RfwPCGKk3h
— suzie mathers (@suziemathers) January 22, 2017