2017 Australia Day Award winner
Matthew Shaw was awarded the Australia Day Award for representing Darwin High School on many occasions, his active involvement in commemorative and community events demonstrated his outstanding leadership and commitment to community service and citizenship, a considerable achievement given the demands of the final year of study. Matthew also received the CSG Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Final Year of Study.
This year, Matthew will be attending the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra to study Politics, Philosophy and Economics. He plans on pursuing a career in domestic and foreign policy writing.