Nominations for 2013 are now closed.
It is wonderful to see so many Australians being nominated for the inspiring ways they contribute to our communities.
EVERYONE KNOWS A LOCAL HERO IN THEIR COMMUNITY
As the Minister for Immigration and Citizenship I am delighted to support Australia's Local Hero Award. My department and I are honoured to sponsor this award to acknowledge that Australia’s greatest resource is our people. We all know a local hero. They’re often a quiet achie...
YOUNG AUSTRALIANS HAVE THE POWER AND THE PASSION
The Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth, the Hon Peter Garrett AM MP, is a fan of the Australian of the Year Awards, especially the Award for Young Australian of the Year. “Young Australians inspire me every day with their positive outlook on life and their fearlessness ...