Australian of the Year

David Morrison AO
Equality advocate

Senior Australian of the Year

Professor Gordian Fulde

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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ACT Local Hero advocates for new scheme to protect children

5 August 2016

Damian De Marco was in the news this week as he was recognised for his role in lobbying to protect children from sexual abuse.

NADC Communication Manager position

4 August 2016

The NADC is seeking applications to fill the role of Communication Manager. The role is part of the Communications Team responsible for delivering all external communication for the organisation with the aim to increase awareness of and participation in NADC activities and programs.

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Congrats 2016 Young #AusoftheYear Nic & Lucas, who today launched a free mobile shower service for the homeless!

23 August 2016 a 4:22pm

Nominations for the 2017 Australian of the Year Awards have now closed. Thanks to everyone who nominated!

8 August 2016 a 4:56pm

Nominations for the 2017 #ausoftheyear Awards close tonight. Recognise someone great -

7 August 2016 a 3:04pm

Happy bday 2014 #AusoftheYear Local Hero @timconolan. Nominations for 2017 close tomorrow!

6 August 2016 a 9:54am

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