Donna Falconer knows what it's like to hear 'you've got breast cancer'.
Thankfully, a breast screen when she was 44-years-old saved her life.
It was after her own experience that Ms Falconer became a strong advocate for breast cancer awareness.
She's one of three women in the Dubbo electorate who have been recognised as a Hidden Treasure by the NSW government. Justine Williams from Geurie and Kerry Roberts from Narromine have also been acknowledged.
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Two years after her diagnosis, Ms Falconer started Pink Angels, a volunteer group that provides support for breast cancer patients in the Central West. But that wasn't all. Four years ago she sold her house and bought an RV, which she turned into the Groovy Booby Bus.
Ms Falconer said the goal of the bus was to attract attention and encourage people to start a conversation in a fun way.
"Even if it just prompts someone to go and have a screen or to ask someone if they've had a screen," she said.
"You don't do it for the acknowledgement, you do it for the passion. A screen at 44 saved my life and I can get that message out there and continue to get the story out there that it doesn't discriminate. It can happen to anyone."
After four years in the Booby Bus, Ms Falconer said she had started to "eat pink and dream in pink" but she had no plans to give it up.
"One in seven women will be diagnosed by the age of 85. That's 53 women every day who will hear those words 'you've got breast cancer'," she said.
Ms Williams was acknowledged for the work she does through her business Workabout Australia, which helps people to find employment. She's also a volunteer with numerous organisations and raises money for Epilepsy Australia through her running.
The passionate volunteer said it as a real privilege and honour to receive the accolade.
"Especially in a small community volunteering is something I'm really passionate about," Ms Williams said.
"Getting volunteers can sometimes be a bit difficult when you've only got a small pool of people but we try to do as much as we can."
Ms Williams said she would like to see more people take up volunteering, but understands how hard it can be because are busy.
Meanwhile, Ms Roberts has been a "champion of sporting club development" since moving back to Narromine in 2016, her citation said.