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2020 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS FINALISTS - 32 GREAT AUSSIES VYING FOR NATIONAL HONOURS

13 November 2019

The everyday people in the running for the 60th Anniversary Australian of the Year Awards have now been announced by the National Australia Day Council.

2020 QLD Australian of the Year Award recipients announced

12 November 2019

The 2020 Queensland Australian of the Year Awards have been announced this evening in a ceremony at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

2020 WA Australian of the Year Award recipients announced

8 November 2019

The 2020 WA Australian of the Year Awards have been announced this evening in a ceremony at Government House in Perth. The four WA recipients will join those from the other states and territories for the national awards ceremony at the National Arboretum in Canberra on 25 January 2020 – the 60th anniversary of the awards.

2020 SA Australian of the Year Award recipients announced

7 November 2019

The 2020 SA Australian of the Year Awards have been announced this evening in a ceremony at Adelaide Oval.

Queensland nominees announced for 60th anniversary of the Australian of the Year Awards

7 November 2019

The nominees for the 2020 Queensland Australian of the Year Awards include a travelling greengrocer, cancer researcher, pub choir leader, world-class tennis player and veterinary researcher.

2020 NSW Australian of the Year Award recipients announced

5 November 2019

The 2020 NSW Australian of the Year Awards have been announced this evening in a ceremony at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

2020 Northern Territory Australian of the Year Award recipients announced

1 November 2019

The 2020 Northern Territory Australian of the Year Award recipients have been announced this evening during a ceremony at the Alice Springs Convention Centre.

2020 ACT Australian of the Year Award recipients announced

29 October 2019

The 2020 ACT Australian of the Year Awards have been presented to four outstanding women - a pioneer in women’s rugby league, a disability rights leader, a sustainability advocate and a foster carer.

NSW nominees announced for 60th anniversary of the Australian of the Year Awards

29 October 2019

The nominees for the 2020 NSW Australian of the Year Awards include a lifesaving blood donor, a rural champion, a human rights activist surgeon and a slam poet.

2020 Victoria Australian of the Year Award Recipients Announced

24 October 2019

The 2020 Victoria Australian of the Year Awards have been presented to a musical storyteller, a road safety champion, a youth worker and a tireless anti-litter campaigner.

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