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Australian
of the Year

About the award

Celebrating the achievement and contribution of eminent Australian citizens who are role models for us all.

Australian of the Year

Senior Australian
of the Year

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Recognising those Australians aged 65 and over who continue to achieve and make a difference.

Senior Australian of the Year

Young Australian
of the Year

About the award

Celebrating inspiring 16 to 30 year olds who have accomplished great things in all walks of life.

Young Australian of the Year

Australia's
Local Hero

About the award

Established in 1999, Australia’s Local Hero acknowledges people making a difference in their local community.

Australia's Local Hero

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Statement from the National Australia Day Council regarding Adam Goodes

30 July 2015

In 2014, the National Australia Day Council (NADC) selected Adam Goodes as the Australian of the Year in recognition of his strong leadership in many areas of Australian life.

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A statement from the National Australia Day Council regarding Adam Goodes, Australian of the Year 2014 - http://t.co/jw9T7Qrh2D

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