Senior Australian of the Year

The Senior Australian of the Year category is proudly supported by the Department of  Health.

"A lifetime of experience."

The Senior Australian of the Year Award recognises those Australians aged 65 and over who continue to achieve and contribute. The award commenced in the International Year of Older Persons in 1999.

Dr Graham Farquhar, 2018 Senior Australian of the Year

One of Australia's most eminent scientists, Dr Graham Farquhar is helping reshape our understanding of photosynthesis, the very basis of life on Earth.

Other Senior Australian of the Year recipients

See them all on the Honour Roll