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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Congrats 2016 Young #AusoftheYear Nic & Lucas, who today launched a free mobile shower service for the homeless! https://t.co/uHG3jKX6H3

23 August 2016 a 4:22pm

Nominations for the 2017 Australian of the Year Awards have now closed. Thanks to everyone who nominated! https://t.co/ZuqceApvUR

8 August 2016 a 4:56pm

Nominations for the 2017 #ausoftheyear Awards close tonight. Recognise someone great - https://t.co/uKKb5oACBx https://t.co/VcA7kNkMS8

7 August 2016 a 3:04pm

Happy bday 2014 #AusoftheYear Local Hero @timconolan. Nominations for 2017 close tomorrow! https://t.co/uKKb5oACBx https://t.co/TNeM6OG6I3

6 August 2016 a 9:54am

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