Jessica Watson has been named as Young Australian of the Year at a spectacular ceremony on the lawns of Parliament House in Canberra, in front of a massive crowd, estimated at 25,000 people.
Jessica Watson wins the Young Performer of the Year Award as part of the Sports Performer Awards in Sydney on 5 December 2010
After her homecoming event won Australia's Favourite Event, Jessica sent this thank you video home to all her supporters.
Jessica Watson, the youngest person to sail around the world and author of TRUE SPIRIT appears on Fox & Friends.
Jessica Watson, the youngest person to sail around the world and author of TRUE SPIRIT appears on CBS EARLY SHOW
View the video news release distributed by Network Ten and One HD.
Watch a bit of the action from Jessica's Homecoming on 15 May 2010, broadcast live in Australia on OneHD and Network Ten.
On May 13 2010, Premier Kristina Keneally and Minister for Ports and Waterways, Paul McLeay, joined Jessica Watson's mother Julie, and manager Andrew Fraser to video-link with Jessica through Skype ahead of her return this weekend.
Jessica Watson talks with the hosts of Thursday Night Live as she heads toward Tasmania. Tune in to One HD on 29 April for another update.