Play your part in recognising people making a positive difference in their community. For Yasmin Khan, being named 2017 Queensland Local Hero was validation for years of contributing to her community, of standing up for the things she believes in and helping others in her community have a say. #BeGreatandNominate www.australianoftheyear.org.au Read More →
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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.
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.