Honouring our most exceptional Australians

Since its inception in 1960, the Australian of the Year Awards has provided a focal point for Australia Day celebrations and a forum for the recognition of outstanding achievement

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Australian of the Year
Grace Tame
Advocate for survivors of sexual assault Read More
Senior Australian of the YearDr Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr Baumann AMAboriginal activist, educator and artistRead MoreYoung Australian of the YearIsobel MarshallSocial entrepreneurRead MoreLocal HeroRosemary KariukiAdvocate for migrant and refugee womenRead More