State & Territory
Nominees Announced

2020 VIC Australian of the Year

Archie Roach AM
Musical storyteller

2020 VIC Senior Australian of the Year

Dr Raymond Shuey APM
Road safety champion

2020 VIC Young Australian of the Year

Taya Davies
Youth worker and youth volunteer

2020 VIC Local Hero

Josephine Jones
Environmental and litter prevention advocate

Where is it next?

Learn about the objects of personal significance from the 2019 Award recipients

Award Recipients

Learn about some of the remarkable Australians recognised by the Awards in previous years.

Tips for Nominating

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