Australian of the Year

David Morrison AO
Equality advocate

Senior Australian of the Year

Professor Gordian Fulde
Doctor

Young Australian of the Year

Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett
Social entrepreneurs

Australia's Local Hero

Dr Catherine Keenan
Youth educator

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Glenn Keys launches social housing project

9 February 2016

2015 ACT Australian of the Year, Glenn Keys, gets closer to his goal of helping people with a disability own their own home.

STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL AUSTRALIA DAY COUNCIL

4 February 2016

The National Australia Day Council (NADC) advises the Australian of the Year Award does not place any restrictions on the business activities or personal choices of Award recipients.

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"It's about hope." 2016 Young #AusoftheYear recipients Nic Marchesi & Lucas Patchett @OSLaundryAU @ABCTV https://t.co/7tsOnZmaqB

10 February 2016 a 6:26pm

.@CanberraTimes #AusoftheYear David Morrison donates use of new car to org for vulnerable pregnant women & mothers. https://t.co/tXLIjivwsL

8 February 2016 a 9:47am

Lovely news from 2016 WA Young #AusoftheYear @LightForRiley! https://t.co/iZoRujqAuv

4 February 2016 a 2:33pm

Ian Frazer, #ausoftheyear 2006 & inventor of the Cervical Cancer Vaccine https://t.co/AzEOGiDO3t #worldcancerday https://t.co/Z6sgwmoAuL

4 February 2016 a 12:28pm

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