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 →
One week until nominations for the Australian of the Year Awards close
The nomination period for the Australian of the Year Awards closes this Sunday 31 August.
"If you have been thinking about nominating someone for the Australian of the Year Awards, don't forget you only have until this Sunday," said Tam Johnston, Director of the Awards.
"It's up to each and every Australian to tell us who they think is deserving of an award so that the people we admire can be considered."
There are four categories in which you can nominate:
• Australian of the Year
• Young Australian of the Year (16 - 30 years)
• Senior Australian of the Year (over 60 years)
• Australia's Local Hero
To nominate an Australian who makes you proud click here or pick up a form from major sponsor the Commonwealth Bank.
State and territory award winners will be announced in November, with the four national award recipients announced on 25 January 2009 in Canberra.