Born: 2 March 1961Special Achievements:
First woman to conduct at The Vienna Philharmonic and Paris Opera, La Bastille.
1987 - Young Australian of The Year.
1993 - First female Australian Conductor to achieve International success.
2001 - Victorian Honour Roll of Women.
2004 - in the Australia Day Honours, Young was named a Member of the Order of Australia.
Apthorp, Shirley. (1995, August). Scores For Her Baton. The Australian Way, 39-40.