Nominations closed for 2007
Nominations for the Australian of the Year Awards 2007 are now closed. We've had a fantastic response with more than 3200 nominations this year, which have now progressed to the selection process.State and territory award recipients will be announced between 16 November - 1 Dec...
Young Australians who make us proud
Message from the Minister for Community Services, The Hon John Cobb MP
1500 nominations and counting...
More than 1500 nominations have now been received for the Australian of the Year Awards 2007.
Inspirational senior Australians
Message from the Minister for Ageing, Senator The Hon Santo Santoro
Young Australian of the Year, 2005, Khoa Do premieres new film 'Footy Legends'
Young Australian of the Year, 2005, Khoa Do has premiered his new film 'Footy Legends' at the George Street Hoyts cinema Sydney.
WA Young Australian of the Year wins Churchill Fellowship
Simone will travel to the UK, Spain and the USA to identify and document successful models of organ and tissue donation and to assess promotional strategies and programs that provide support to transplant recipients.
Australians of the Year in Alice Springs
A community cocktail party on Wednesday evening gave everyone the opportunity to come along and meet these inspirational Australians.
Cancer vaccine approved for sale
Congratulations to Australian of the Year 2006, Professor Ian Frazer - the vaccine he invented to help prevent cervical cancer has been approved by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration. This means that the vaccine, known as Gardasil, could be available to Australian women as early a...