2016 State Nominee Australian of the Year

Anna Brown

Human rights lawyer and equality advocate

An unsung hero in the fight to advance equality, Anna Brown’s fingerprints are on almost every recent legal and political win for Australia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBT...

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2019 Australian of the Year Awards announced

25 January 2019

8:30pm, Canberra: Cave-diving medics who helped save a boys’ soccer team in Thailand, parents fighting childhood bullying after the loss of their daughter, a paediatrician advocating for the prevention of child abuse and a musician inspiring indigenous youth while keeping Yolngu Matha language alive through rap have been announced as the 2019 Australians of the Year.

National Finalists for 2019 Australian of the Year Awards announced

19 November 2018

The National Australia Day Council has now announced all the State and Territory Award recipients who are in the running for the 2019 Australian of the Year Awards, to be presented in Canberra on the evening of Friday 25 January 2019.

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