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Nominate Your Local Heroes and Admirable Aussies for Awards

31 May 2016

Nominations for 2017 Australian of the Year Awards Now Open.

2016 Australian of the Year recipients announced

25 January 2016

2016 Australian of the Year – David Morrison AO (ACT) 2016 Senior Australian of the Year – Professor Gordian Fulde (NSW) 2016 Young Australian of the Year – Nic Marchesi & Lucas Patchett (QLD) 2016 Australia’s Local Hero – Dr Catherine Keenan (NSW)

New Exhibition Commemorates 2016 Australian of the Year Finalists

17 December 2015

National Museum of Australia Showcases Personal Objects

2016 NSW Australian of the Year recipients announced

16 November 2015

2016 NSW Australian of the Year - Elizabeth Broderick 2016 NSW Senior Australian of the Year - Professor Gordian Fulde 2016 NSW Young Australian of the Year - Melissa Abu-Gazaleh 2016 NSW Local Hero - Dr Catherine Keenan

2016 SA Australian of the Year recipients announced

11 November 2015

2016 South Australia’s Australian of the Year - Dr John Greenwood AM (Athelstone) 2016 South Australia’s Senior Australian of the Year - Monica Oliphant AO (Bedford Park) 2016 South Australia’s Young Australian of the Year - Arman Abrahimzadeh (Adelaide) 2016 South Australia’s Local Hero - Claire Foord (Glenelg North)

2016 WA Australian of the Year Awards recipients announced

8 November 2015

2016 Western Australia’s Australian of the Year - Anne Carey 2016 Western Australia’s Senior Australian of the Year - The Hon Graham Edwards AM 2016 Western Australia’s Young Australian of the Year - Catherine Hughes 2016 Western Australia’s Local Hero - Dr Stephen Langford

2016 Tasmanian Australian of the Year Awards recipients announced

6 November 2015

2016 Tasmanian Australian of the Year - Jane Hutchinson (Hobart) 2016 Tasmanian Senior Australian of the Year - Professor Ian Allison AO AAM (Dynnyrne) 2016 Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year - Zac Lockhart (Launceston) 2016 Tasmania’s Local Hero - Raymond Arnold (Queenstown)

2016 NT Australian of the Year Awards recipients announced

4 November 2015

2016 Northern Territory Australian of the Year - Will MacGregor (Alice Springs) 2016 Northern Territory Senior Australian of the Year - Bob Shewring (Howard Springs) 2016 Northern Territory Young Australian of the Year - Benjamin Masters (Woodroffe) 2016 Northern Territory’s Local Hero - David Taylor (Coconut Grove)

2016 ACT Australian of the Year Awards recipients announced

2 November 2015

2016 ACT Australian of the Year - David Morrison AO - Equality advocate (Griffith) 2016 ACT Senior Australian of the Year - Professor Greg Tegart AM FTSE - Scientist and technology advocate (Yarralumla) 2016 ACT Young Australian of the Year - Nipuni Wijewickrema - Social entrepreneur (Chifley) 2016 ACT Local Hero - Peter Cursley - Newborn care champion (Farrer)

2016 Queensland Australian of the Year Recipients Announced

30 October 2015

2016 Queensland Australian of the Year - Catherine McGregor AM (Toowoomba) 2016 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year - Tim Fairfax AC (Hamilton) 2016 Queensland Young Australian of the Year - Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett (Herston and Westlake) 2016 Queensland Local Hero - Michael Ross (Cooktown)