See the Sun Herald story for Australia’s Got Talent where she was decribed as ‘Australia’s Betty White’.
Hazel was awarded the O.A.M. (Order of Australia Medal) in the 2005 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to the entertainment industry, particularly in the areas of the performing arts and television, and to the community as a fund-raiser for charitable groups. She is also a respected artist.
Read all about Hazel’s life in her autobiography Black River Bright Star published by Zeus Publications in 2008.