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Australian Rugby League Commission Chairman, Peter Beattie led congratulations today for fellow Commissioner, Professor Megan Davis, who last night received two Australian Financial Review (AFR) Women of Influence awards.

Amongst a raft of achievements, Ms Davis is an Aboriginal activist and human rights lawyer and last night, was awarded the AFR’s overall Woman of Influence award, together with the Public Policy award.

“These are well deserved awards for someone that has achieved a phenomenal amount for so many people, both here in Australia and around the world,” Mr Beattie said.

“Megan is one of the hardest working people I know, and we are fortunate to have her as part of our Commission.

“Her support for rugby league is legendary, as is her resolve to achieve greater recognition for our First Nations peoples.

“On behalf of everyone in our game, Megan deserves a huge congratulations.”

To read about the Awards and view the full list of award recipients, click here.

To read more on Megan Davis, click here.

Acknowledgement of Country

National Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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