News Archive

Australian Capital Territory Award Recipients Announced

29 November 2006

A foster carer, youth leader, an indigenous education and a speed skier, were announced last night as the ACT recipients of the 2007 Australian of the Year Awards.

Western Australian Award Recipients Announced

27 November 2006

Two Nobel Laureates, a fundraising GP, an innovative engineer changing disabled lives, a health campaigner and a man who single handedly saved his home town were yesterday announced as the Western Australian recipients in the 2007 Australian of the Year Awards.

Northern Territory Award Recipients Announced

24 November 2006

A teacher, an indigenous health advocate, musician, community leader and paediatric nurse were announced last night as the Northern Territory recipients in the 2007 Australian of the Year Awards.

VIC, QLD and TAS Australian of the Year Award Recipients Announced

23 November 2006

Last week, Australian of the Year award recipients for Victoria, Tasmania and Queensland were announced at events held in Melbourne, Hobart and Brisbane.

State and territory award announcement dates

9 November 2006

Australian of the Year Award state and territory award recipients will be announced at a series of presentation functions in November and December.

State and Territory Finalists Announced

9 November 2006

State and Territory finalists for the Australian of the Year Awards 2007 were announced today and include people who have been nominated for their humanitarian work, community commitments, animal welfare advocacy, philanthropic efforts, women's advocacy, sporting endeavours, indigenous community support, environmental work and volunteering efforts.

Who will it be in your state?

3 November 2006

After considering more than 3260 nominations nationally, the National Australia Day Council is almost ready to release the names of the 111 state and territory finalists for the Australian of the Year Awards 2007.

Message from The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP

15 September 2006

Message from the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, The Hon Andrew Robb AO MP

Nominations closed for 2007

30 August 2006

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

23 August 2006

Message from the Minister for Community Services, The Hon John Cobb MP