Deng Adut heads odds to be named Australian of the Year

Posted by on 14/12/2016
Filled in: Betting News

Refugee advocate Deng Adut  is tipped to be named Australian of the Year.

Online bookmaker has the 33 year-old Sudanese refugee as a clear $2.00 favourite.

Adut, named NSW Australian of the Year, heads West Australian mining magnate and anti-slavery advocate, Andrew Forrest ($4.00).

Next in the market is Tasmania’s Rosalie Martin ($7.00) and  Andrea Mason ($7.50).

“In our book they all should be favourite for the honour. However, Deng’s story is a remarkable one going from a child soldier to criminal lawyer, helping people in Western Sydney,’’ said’s Will Byrne.


Market courtesy of

Australian of the Year

$2.00   Deng Adut (NSW)      

$4.00   Andrew Forrest (WA)

$7.00   Andrea Mason (NT)

$7.50   Rosalie Martin (TAS)

$9.00   Alan Mackay-Sim (QLD)

$11      Paris Aristotle (VIC)

$11      Kate Swaffer (VIC)

$21      Alan Tongue (ACT)

* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article excludes NSW residents.