It was great to see The Project's Carrie Bickmore use her TV WEEK Gold Logie acceptance speech to raise awareness of an issue that affects so many people. Nominations for the 2016 Australian of the Year Awards are now open and if you know of someone going above and beyond, give them the recognition they deserve! #beaniesforbraincancer www.australianoftheyear.org.au/nominate Read More →
Did you know?
There are many amazing women across Australia making a difference in a variety of fields such as medicine, the arts and in the community. However, their achievements can not be recognised unless someone nominates them.
Eleven recipients of the Australian of the Year Award have been women.
• 2005 – Dr Fiona Wood AM
• 2003 – Professor Fiona Stanley AC
• 1998 – Cathy Freeman
• 1988 – Kay Cottee AO
• 1984 – Lois O’Donoghue CBE AM
• 1977 – Dame Raigh Roe DBE
• 1972 – Shane Gould MBE
• 1971 – Evonne Goolagong Cawley AO MBE
• 1967 – Judith Durham (with the Seekers)
• 1964 – Dawn Fraser MBE
• 1961 – Dame Joan Sutherland OM AC DBE
Is there a woman that makes you proud?
Nominate online today or pick up a form from major sponsor the Commonwealth Bank.