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STATEMENT FROM THE NATIONAL AUSTRALIA DAY COUNCIL

4 February 2016

The National Australia Day Council (NADC) advises the Australian of the Year Award does not place any restrictions on the business activities or personal choices of Award recipients.

STATEMENT FROM DAVID MORRISON AO, 2016 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR

30 January 2016

As the grandson and son of Veterans and a Veteran myself, I care deeply about issues affecting the Veteran community.

A statement from the National Australia Day Council regarding comments made by Catherine McGregor

27 January 2016

A statement from the National Australia Day Council regarding comments made by Catherine McGregor.

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 National finalists announced

24 November 2015

The extraordinary group of inspiring Australians in the running for the 2016 Australian of the Year Awards is now finalised. The group includes leaders in human rights, individuals working in science, health, medicine, arts and culture, who come from far and wide around Australia including places such as Cooktown, Queenstown, Alice Springs and Esperance.

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)