2021 Young Australian of The Year Vic Finalist

Keely has been nominated for the 2021 Young Australian of The Year Award.

“…in the Young Australian of the Year category is Keeley Johnson, 16, of Ballan, who was just 13 when she created the charity Keeley’s Cause with her mum to help other children with autism and learning difficulties get access to better educational resources.

Through donations, sponsorship, merchandise sales and sausage sizzles, Keeley’s Cause has been able to provide more than 100 iPads – pre-loaded with tailored education plans – to children with autism or an intellectual disability.”

Bendigo Advertiser

Check out the story in the Bendigo Advertiser – Meet the 17 Victorians nominated for the state’s 2021 Australian of the Year Awards (retrieved October 19th, 2020)

Visit the official page detailing Keeley’s nomination over at Australian of the Year website (retrieved October 23rd, 2020).