Media releases

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.

NSW Australian of the Year 2013 recipients announced

26 November 2012

Media icon Ita Buttrose AO OBE has been named NSW Australian of the Year 2013 for her work championing social and health issues.

WA Australian of the Year recipients announced

24 November 2012

Four outstanding West Australians have been chosen as WA’s Award recipients for one of Australia’s highest honours – the Australian of the Year Awards.

Victorian Australian of the Year Award 2013 recipients announced

22 November 2012

Businessman and philanthropist, Harold Mitchell AC, has been awarded Victorian Australian of the Year 2013 for his support of philanthropic causes having used his wealth to support many causes close to his heart.

ACT Australian of the Year Awards recipients announced

21 November 2012

Social justice campaigner Dr Tom Calma AO has been awarded ACT Australian of the Year 2013 for his work as an inspirational advocate for human rights and social justice having dedicated his life to improving the lives of Indigenous Australians.

Tasmanian Australian of the Year recipients 2013 announced

19 November 2012

Adventure teacher, Andrew Hughes has been named Tasmanian Australian of the Year 2013 in recognition of his inspirational work with school students.

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