Tips for nominating

It’s easy to nominate someone for the Awards. Check out these tips before starting your nomination.   

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Honour Roll

For over 50 years the Awards have been recognising Australians from all walks of life and from all corners of the country. 

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Trophies

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Time running out to nominate for the 2015 Awards

24 July 2014

The Australian of the Year Awards is a great opportunity to say thank you to the many people in our communities doing great things, many of whom are unsung heroes. It only takes one nomination for someone to be in the running for the awards and it's easy to nominate someone - you simply tell us why you find them inspiring and what they've done. If you haven't submitted a nomination for someone you think should be in the running for the awards, you only have until 1 August.

Get involved with the Great Book Swap

24 June 2014

Queensland Local Hero for 2014, Suzy Wilson, established the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), which works to raise literacy levels and provides books and literacy resources to remote communities across Australia. Like so many people who are recognised in our Awards program, Suzy's passion for her work is never ending and to raise funds the ILF is running The Great Book Swap challenge.

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Make sure someone doing great work gets the recognition they deserve. 3 days left to nominate http://t.co/q8rnk10CXQ http://t.co/ZkpPArRs5c

29 July 2014 a 11:34am

4 DAYS TO GO! Nominations close 1 August. http://t.co/q8rnk10CXQ http://t.co/AM16U8xtNi

28 July 2014 a 8:38pm

Happy Bday 2001 @ausoftheyear & GG Sir Peter Cosgrove. "These awards reflect who we are now (but also) about what we want Australia to be."

28 July 2014 a 5:19pm

RT @LasekJeremy: They are publicising @ausoftheyear everywhere in NT. Noms close 1 aug http://t.co/P0LnIgQl4o

27 July 2014 a 6:27am

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