Australian of the Year


Rosie Batty
Family violence campaigner

Senior Australian of the Year


Jackie French

Young Australian of the Year


Drisana Levitzke-Gray
Deaf advocate

Australia's Local Hero


Juliette Wright
Social entrepreneur

Latest news &

Kristin Carson, SA Young Australian of the Year 2015, on Courage

15 April 2015

If I had to summarise in just one word what I hope young people in Australia today get more of, it would be courage.

Give it a go

13 April 2015

Changing the world doesn't look like one person changing the lives of millions of people. It looks like millions of people changing one life at a time.

View all news

.@Drisanalg, 2015 Young @ausoftheyear is ready to answer any questions you have over at #NYW15

19 April 2015 a 6:59pm

Today at 7PM AEST Young @ausoftheyear @Drisanalg will be answering questions live at Get involved @nywAU #NYW15

19 April 2015 a 2:31pm

RT @LasekJeremy: @Drisanalg @braamjordaan Fabulous news. Congrats to you both! Will we see a 2015 Young @ausoftheyear wedding?

17 April 2015 a 2:02pm

@smh #StaceyEden Sounds like a great @ausoftheyear nominee.

17 April 2015 a 1:57pm