Tips for nominating

It’s easy to nominate someone for the Awards. Check out these tips before starting your nomination.   

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Honour Roll

For over 50 years the Awards have been recognising Australians from all walks of life and from all corners of the country. 

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Would you like to design the trophies for the Australian of the Year Awards? We are seeking expressions of interest from creative and experienced artists. 

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Time running out to nominate for the 2015 Awards

24 July 2014

The Australian of the Year Awards is a great opportunity to say thank you to the many people in our communities doing great things, many of whom are unsung heroes. It only takes one nomination for someone to be in the running for the awards and it's easy to nominate someone - you simply tell us why you find them inspiring and what they've done. If you haven't submitted a nomination for someone you think should be in the running for the awards, you only have until 1 August.

Get involved with the Great Book Swap

24 June 2014

Queensland Local Hero for 2014, Suzy Wilson, established the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), which works to raise literacy levels and provides books and literacy resources to remote communities across Australia. Like so many people who are recognised in our Awards program, Suzy's passion for her work is never ending and to raise funds the ILF is running The Great Book Swap challenge.

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RT @DontDIS: Paralympian @Jacqui_Freney is this year's Young @ausoftheyear. Who will it be in 2015? Nominations close next Friday! http://t…

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QLD @ausoftheyear Li Cunxin and Lady MacMillan attempt to cement Bris's place as leader in int arts world @qldballet”

25 July 2014 a 9:30am

Looking for inspiration for your 2015 award nomination? Get to know the Young @ausoftheyear finalists from 2014

21 July 2014 a 5:14pm

Congrats to Australia's Local Hero 2014 @tlcforkidsaus @timconolan who took out EY Social Entrepreneur Of The Year last night. What a year!

18 July 2014 a 4:02pm

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