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2017 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS ANNOUNCED

25 January 2017

2017 Australian of the Year – Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim (QLD) 2017 Australia’s Local Hero – Vicki Jellie (VIC) 2017 Senior Australian of the Year – Sister Anne Gardiner AM (NT) 2017 Young Australian of the Year – Paul Vasileff (SA)

Joint Exhibition Commemorates 2017 Australian of the Year National Finalists

15 December 2016

The National Museum of Australia and the National Australia Day Council (NADC) today launched an exhibition of personal objects representing the experiences of the 2017 Australian of the Year national finalists.

FINALISTS FOR 2017 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

24 November 2016

Awards to be announced 25 January 2017

2017 QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

23 November 2016

2017 Queensland Australian of the Year – Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim 2017 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year – Professor Perry F Bartlett FAA 2017 Queensland Young Australian of the Year – Taj Pabari 2017 Queensland Local Hero – Yasmin Khan

2017 WA AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

20 November 2016

2017 WA Australian of the Year – Andrew Forrest 2017 WA Senior Australian of the Year – Peter Kenyon 2017 WA Young Australian of the Year – Abdullahi Alim 2017 WA Local Hero – June Oscar AO

2017 VICTORIAN AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

16 November 2016

2017 Victorian Australian of the Year – Paris Aristotle AM 2017 Victorian Senior Australian of the Year – Lois Peeler AM 2017 Victorian Young Australian of the Year – Jason Ball 2017 Victorian Local Hero – Vicki Jellie

2017 TASMANIAN AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

11 November 2016

2017 Tasmanian Australian of the Year – Rosalie Martin 2017 Tasmanian Senior Australian of the Year – Margaret Steadman 2017 Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year – Mitch McPherson 2017 Tasmanian Local Hero – Anthony Edler

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

11 November 2016

The Queensland Award finalists announced today are in the running to be named QLD Australian of the Year, QLD Senior Australian of the Year, QLD Young Australian of the Year and QLD Local Hero.

2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

8 November 2016

2017 SA Australian of the Year – Kate Swaffer 2017 SA Senior Australian of the Year – Patricia Buckskin 2017 SA Young Australian of the Year – Paul Vasileff 2017 SA Local Hero – Reginald George Heading

2017 NSW AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

7 November 2016

2017 NSW Australian of the Year – Deng Adut 2017 NSW Senior Australian of the Year – Dr John Knight AM 2017 NSW Young Australian of the Year – Arthur Alla 2017 NSW Local Hero – Josephine Peter