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2015 Tasmanian Australian of the Year Recipients Announced

30 October 2014

2015 Tasmanian Australian of the Year - Rodney Croome AM (South Hobart) 2015 Tasmanian Senior Australian of the Year - Professor Henry Reynolds (Richmond) 2015 Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year - Adam Mostogl (Queenstown) 2015 Tasmanian Local Hero - Mary Kay (Smithton)

Finalists announced for 2015 South Australia's Australian of the Year Awards

30 October 2014

The 16 finalists for the 2015 South Australia's Australian of the Year Awards include fundraisers and volunteers, a world-renowned wine maker, an engineer, a road safety advocate and a rocker who now helps those in need.

2015 Victorian Australian of the Year Awards Recipients Announced

28 October 2014

2015 Victorian Australian of the Year - Rosie Batty (Tyabb) 2015 Victorian Senior Australian of the Year - Professor Sam Berkovic AC (Caulfield North) 2015 Victorian Young Australian of the Year - Thomas King (Kalorama) 2015 Victorian Local Hero- Louise Davidson (Balwyn)

2015 Queensland Australian of the Year Award Recipients Announced

24 October 2014

2015 Queensland Australian of the Year - Hetty Johnston AM (Cedar Creek) 2015 Queensland Senior Australian of the Year - Fred Hyde AM (Warwick) 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year - Yassmin Abdel-Magied (Sunnybank Hills) 2015 Queensland Local Hero - Juliette Wright (Camp Mountain)

Finalists announced for 2015 NSW Australian of the Year Awards

22 October 2014

The 16 finalists for the 2015 NSW Australian of the Year Awards include an Antarctic station leader, child advocate and adoption campaigner, medical innovator, actor, comedian and humour therapist, social media innovator and charity founder.

Finalists Announced for 2015 Western Australia's Australian of the Year Awards

18 October 2014

The 17 finalists for the 2015 Western Australia’s Australian of the Year Awards include a scientist, eye researcher, artist, radio presenter and social justice leader, Indigenous advocate and body image activist.

Finalists announced for 2015 Tasmanian Australian of the Year Awards

17 October 2014

The 16 finalists for the 2015 Tasmanian Australian of the Year Awards include an equality activist, musician, historian, animal welfare campaigner, asylum seeker advocate and volunteer radio operator.

Finalists announced for Northern Territory Australian of the Year Awards 2015

16 October 2014

The 16 finalists for the 2015 Northern Territory Australian of the Year Awards include a crocodile conservationist, Indigenous leaders, educators, dancers, health and disability advocates and community heroes.

ACT finalists announced for 2015 Australian of the Year Awards

10 October 2014

The 16 finalists for the 2015 ACT Australian of the Year Awards include an equality advocate, environmental campaigner, dancer and choreographer, homelessness advocate and entrepreneur and child sexual assault campaigner.

Victorian finalists announced for the 2015 Australian of the Year Awards

8 October 2014

The 16 finalists for the 2015 Victorian Australian of the Year Awards include a domestic violence campaigner, medical researchers, fundraisers, disability advocates and environmentalists.