The Australian of the Year Awards are all about recognising people that make Australia great and we would like to give a special shout out to all the Aussie mums making things great for the people around them. Happy Mother’s Day! Pictured here is Louise Davidson, co-founder of the Mother's Day Classic and 2015 Victoria’s Local Hero. #MothersDay2017 Read More →
At age 13, Thomas King became a real life hero in the campaign against unsustainable palm oil. After learning about the detrimental environmental and social impacts of palm oil development in Borneo and Sumatra, Thomas created an online resource to help consumers avoid unsustainable palm oil in everything from cosmetics to cleaning products.
When: 5:00 - 7:00pm
Where: Sydney Town Hall, George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
When: 5:00 - 8:00pm
Where: CDU Darwin Waterfront, 21 Kitchener Drive, Darwin City, Northern Territory, Australia
During Volunteer's Week, 2008 Senior Australian of the Year Brian Egan and his wife Nerida, who was also recognised as a finalist in Queensland, take a moment to reflect on the vital work their volunteers do for their charity Aussie Helpers.
keywords: Adam Goodes
In 2014, the National Australia Day Council (NADC) selected Adam Goodes as the Australian of the Year in recognition of his strong leadership in many areas of Australian life.