January 2020 will mark the 60th anniversary of the Australian of the Year Awards, honouring and celebrating great Australians from all walks of life. You can help find the 2020 Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year, Young Australian of the Year and Australia’s Local Hero in this significant anniversary year, simply by nominating someone you admire at australianofthyear.org.au by 31 July 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.
For #IMHAW19, we reflect on the work of 2019 Senior #ausoftheyear. Starting her career as a paediatrician in 1972,… https://t.co/D5Ep9QPagF
#TBT In 1960, Sir Macfarlane Burnet received the first #ausoftheyear Award for his work in Medicine. Now in 2020, i… https://t.co/aLxtgZVeKE
From a high school maths teacher to an international phenomenon, every hero starts somewhere. Do you know an extrao… https://t.co/QX4k1E8sHz
In 1990, Ian Kiernan established the first @Clean_Up Australia Day, igniting a global call to action for our planet… https://t.co/F1k67W2xXU