Yarlalu Thomas has won 2020 WA Young Australian of the Year. Photo supplied. From the hot winds and red dust in the Pilbara to the Jacaranda trees that spill purple flowers across the University of Sydney, Yarlalu Nanmurr Thomas is a man of passion, pride and power paving the path to better health for those living in regional and remote Western Australia. At just 21-years-old, Mr Thomas has been awarded the 2020 WA Young Australian of the Year. Mr Thomas has a strong sense of culture and pride for his family as well as the path he has been able to follow. “My grandmother … tells me stories about how she walked out of the desert for the first time and remembers seeing white faces and camels. It’s extraordinary to think just two generations down the line I’m having such a different time,” Mr Thomas said. “She spent much […]