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 →
Message from major sponsor, the Commonwealth Bank
January 2010 marks the 50th anniversary of the Australian of the Year Awards.
Ralph Norris, Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Bank, said the past winners represent an impressive list of Australian achievement and the Commonwealth Bank is proud to be a long standing supporter of the awards program.
“The Commonwealth Bank has been the major sponsor of the Australian of the Year Awards for over 30 years. We are proud to help recognise and celebrate the achievements of great Australians,” he said.
“We encourage you to recognise someone who has made an outstanding contribution in your community and makes you proud to be an Australian.”
Click here to nominate an Australian who makes you proud, or pick up a form from your local Commonwealth Bank branch.
To view stories of past Australian of the Year Award recipients click here.
Nominations close 31 August 2009.