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NOMINATE NOW FOR THE 2019 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

1 June 2018

Nominations close midnight Tuesday 31 July 2018

2018 Australian of the Year Professor Michelle Simmons elected as Royal Society Fellow

10 May 2018

2018 Australian of the Year, Professor Michelle Simmons FRS, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society (London), the world’s oldest independent scientific academy.

2018 AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS ANNOUNCED

25 January 2018

The Prime Minister, The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, presented the four Australian of the Year Award recipients with trophies at a ceremony in the Great Hall of Parliament House in Canberra this evening.

WHO WILL BE OUR FOUR 2018 AUSTRALIANS OF THE YEAR?

9 January 2018

The National Australia Day Council has announced the State and Territory Award recipients who are in the running for the 2018 Australian of the Year Awards, which will be presented at Parliament House in Canberra on the evening of 25 January 2018.

Joint exhibition commemorates 2018 Australian of the Year State and Territory recipients

14 December 2017

The National Museum of Australia and the National Australia Day Council (NADC) today launched an exhibition of personal objects chosen by the eight extraordinary 2018 Australian of the Year State and Territory recipients, which tell us something about their lives, aspirations and experiences.

2018 WESTERN AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

22 November 2017

The 2018 Western Australia Australian of the Year Award recipients have been announced this evening at a ceremony hosted by The Governor of Western Australia, Her Excellency The Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC at Government House Ballroom in Perth.

2018 TASMANIAN AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

17 November 2017

The 2018 Tasmanian Australian of the Year Award recipients have been announced this afternoon at a ceremony hosted by The Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC and Mr Richard Warner at Government House in Hobart.

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR 2018 WESTERN AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

16 November 2017

The Western Australia Award nominees announced today are in the running to be named Western Australia Australian of the Year, Western Australia Senior Australian of the Year, Western Australia Young Australian of the Year and Western Australia’s Local Hero.

2018 NORTHERN TERRITORY AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

15 November 2017

The 2018 Northern Territory Australian of the Year Award recipients have been announced and presented with trophies this evening at a ceremony at the Darwin Convention Centre.

NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR 2018 NORTHERN TERRITORY AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

12 November 2017

The Northern Territory Award nominees announced today are in the running to be named Northern Territory Australian of the Year, Northern Territory Senior Australian of the Year, Northern Territory Young Australian of the Year and Northern Territory’s Local Hero.