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COMMUNITY ADVOCATES RECOGNISED FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN NORTHERN TERRITORY AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2014

13 October 2013

Finalists in the Northern Territory Australian of the Year Awards 2014 include an environmental custodian, indigenous community advocate, historian, youth mentor, animal carer, singer-songwriter and charity fundraiser.

Change makers and community leaders recognised in Australian of the Year Awards 2014 for South Australia

11 October 2013

Finalists in the Australian of the Year Awards 2014 for South Australia include a reconciliation advocate, water conservationist, engineer, volunteer, refugee advocate and spinal cord injury campaigner.

Victorian Australian of the Year Award finalists announced for 2014!

8 October 2013

Finalists in the Victorian Australian of the Year Awards 2014 include an anatomist, mental health advocate, philosopher, social entrepreneur and animal rights activist.

Tasmanian Australian of the Year Awards finalists announced!

3 October 2013

Finalists in the Tasmanian Australian of the Year Awards 2014 include a humanitarian, medical researcher, inventor, conservationist and musician.

High achievers recognised for their outstanding contribution in ACT Australian of the Year Awards 2014

2 October 2013

Finalists in the Australian Capital Territory Australian of the Year Awards 2014 include disability and mental illness advocates, volunteers, film producer, sporting mentors and a software developer making a difference in healthcare.

ONE NOMINATION IS ALL IT TAKES - YOUR NOMINEE COULD BE AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR 2014

14 June 2013

Nominate Now For Australian of the Year Awards 2014 Nominations Close Friday 2 August 2013 Nominate online at www.australianoftheyear.org.au/nominate

NSW Tour of Honour - Ita Buttrose AO OBE, Corey Payne and Ron Allum

8 April 2013

Australian of the Year Ita Buttrose, NSW Young Australian of the Year Corey Payne and NSW Senior Australian of the Year Ron Allum will visit Sydney schools on Wednesday 10 April. The visit is part of the Australian of the Year Awards program’s Tour of Honour, which brings the recipients of the nation’s most respected honour into contact with school students and community members to share their inspiring stories.

Australian of the Year Awards 2013 Announced

25 January 2013

Australian of the Year 2013 - Ita Buttrose AO OBE (NSW) Senior Australian of the Year 2013 - Emeritus Professor Ian Maddocks AM (SA) Young Australian of the Year 2013 - Akram Azimi (WA) Australia’s Local Hero 2013 - Shane Phillips (NSW)

Who will be the Australian of the Year 2013?

11 January 2013

Australian of the Year Awards To Be Announced 25 January

Finalists for the Australian of the Year Awards 2013 now announced

28 November 2012

The roll call of inspiring Australians in the running for the Australian of the Year Awards 2013 is now finalised.

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