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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NOMINATE NOW FOR THE 2019 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

1 June 2018

Nominations close midnight Tuesday 31 July 2018

2018 Australian of the Year Professor Michelle Simmons elected as Royal Society Fellow

10 May 2018

2018 Australian of the Year, Professor Michelle Simmons FRS, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (London), the world’s oldest independent scientific academy.

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Thanks to everyone who nominated in the 2019 #Ausoftheyear Awards. For those who missed it, check out the highlight… https://t.co/nE1LudjubV

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25 January 2019 a 8:40pm

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25 January 2019 a 8:37pm

The 2019 Australians of the Year are Craig Challen and Dr Richard Harris their incredible act of selflessness in u… https://t.co/7ECnDk9qGQ

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