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Australian of the Year Awards

The Australian of the Year Awards recognises the incredible achievements of eminent Australians who have contributed significantly to improving the lives of their communities, their state and our nation.

The 2016 Queensland Australian of the Year Award recipients have been announced. To view the Queensland finalists and recipients, visit the Australian of the Year Awards website.

The Queensland recipients from each award catetory will proceed to the national Australian of the Year Awards, to be announced by the Prime Minister of Australia at Parliament House, Canberra, on the eve of Australia Day 2016.

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The Australian of the Year Awards is a program of the National Australia Day Council, managed in Queensland by the Queensland Government.

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Previous winners

View previous Queensland Australian of the Year winners:

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
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    Last updated
    6 November, 2015

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