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NOMINATE NOW FOR THE 2019 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

1 June 2018

Nominations close midnight Tuesday 31 July 2018

2018 Australian of the Year Professor Michelle Simmons elected as Royal Society Fellow

10 May 2018

2018 Australian of the Year, Professor Michelle Simmons FRS, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (London), the world’s oldest independent scientific academy.

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24 hours to go before we announce the Victorian Australian of the Year recipients. National Australia Day Council C… https://t.co/SrqyFlvutw

22 October 2018 a 3:30pm

How are Australians shaping the world? Join Australian of the Year, Michelle Simmons & a panel of innovative Austra… https://t.co/i3gZXMpshy

8 October 2018 a 3:41pm

RT @UNSW: .@UNSWScience Scientia Professor & @AusoftheYear Michelle Simmons was in Washington DC to participate in 100 Years of Mateship in…

27 September 2018 a 5:42pm

RT @WSFBrisbane: Calling all #STEM Educators! Meet 2018 @ausoftheyear Local Hero Eddie Woo @misterwootube and find out what’s on offer for…

24 September 2018 a 2:54pm

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