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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STATEMENT ON AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS NATIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT EVENT

25 August 2016

In 2017, the NADC will hold the Australian of the Year Awards national announcement in The Great Hall of Parliament House on the evening of 25 January.

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.

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The Young #ausoftheyear 2004, @Hughcevans is keeping some good company... https://t.co/TgDKzr72FV

24 September 2016 a 3:19pm

RT @austmus: Just announced: night talk with #AusoftheYear David Morrison, 4 Oct https://t.co/wzZqRlLa1Q @ausoftheyear https://t.co/ExKfnLM…

6 September 2016 a 1:15pm

@natecochrane we're following this up with our web support team - thanks for getting in touch and thanks for nominating.

2 September 2016 a 4:33pm

Sad to hear of your loss @Deborra_lee. We were honoured to host Fay as part of the 2015 #AusotheYear celebrations. https://t.co/UYX9jfoqDd

1 September 2016 a 5:02pm

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