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Nipuni Wijewickrema's blooming social enterprise

Nipuni Wijewickrema's blooming business has put her among an elite group of young Australians who are changing the lives of many. Wijewickrema, 22, co-manages a Canberra florist designed to give people with special needs employment opportunities and is honoured in The Sydney Morning Herald for her efforts 

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9 Young Australians Who Are Killing It Right Now

BuzzFeed News spoke to the Young Australian of the Year finalists, who among them was Nip who shared the story of GG's Flowers. 

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Meet the Canberrans doing extraordinary things

The Canberra Weekly focused on the ACT Australians of the Year in their edition 'Advancing Australia'. See Nip's feature in the digital edition!

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Flowers deliver success to the ACT Young Australian of the Year

Nip Wijewickrema, the 23-year-old co-owner of GG’s Florist has just picked up the ACT award for Young Australian of the year through not only the model of her existing business – which brings her 17-year-old sister, Gayana, into the mix, but also her passion for spreading a message of social inclusion and the benefits of ringing [...]

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Nipuni Wijewickrema - Young Australian Of the Year ACT Recipient

Watch Nip on ABC TV talk about being the ACT Young Australian of the Year

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When things start growing in the bathroom...

Discover how Young Australian of the Year ACT, Nip Wijewickrema, changed her sister’s life – and, as a result, her own via CityNews.

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The Australian Women's Weekly - Women of the Future compeition

Nipuni Wijewickrema was a finalist for The Australian Women's Weekly Women of the Future Competition in 2015. 

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Canberra Close Up: Nipuni Wijewickrema

Listen on ABC Canberra to hear the story of how 22-year-old Canberran, Nipuni Wijewickrema, is making a difference one flower at a time.

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Women of the Future finalist wins ACT Young Aussie of the Year

Nip Wijewickrema tells The Australian Women's Weekly that “In ten years I’d love to be employing hundreds of people with special needs”.

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Mother Creates A Floral Company To Give Her Daughter With Down Syndrome A Meaningful Job

A mother’s compassion is a very powerful thing. It can inspire many, especially her family. Read about Geetha Wijewickrema and how she co-founded GG's Flowers here.

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