Tasmanian Human Rights Individual Award winner 2016 Besta Poni Peter determined to give back

Lucy Stone
By Lucy Stone
Updated January 4 2017 - 5:03am, first published 4:00am
Giving back: Besta Poni Peter came to Australia from Sudan in 2003: three weeks later she was out looking for work. Now she works at Launceston General Hospital as an oncology social worker. Picture: Scott Gelston

At school, Besta Poni Peter wrote her answers in the dirt, because she didn’t have money to buy a notebook.

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Lucy Stone

Lucy Stone

Local government reporter, The Examiner