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Australian of the Year Awards

The Australian of the Year Awards is a program recognising individuals, who through their eminence and contributions, lead as inspiring role models for their communities, their state, and the nation.

Nominations have now closed for the 2017 awards. For more information on the awards, or to submit a nomination for the 2018 awards, visit the Australian of the Year Awards website.

Watch this space for the announcement of the 2017 Queensland Australian of the Year finalists in November 2016.

Awards are presented across four categories. The Queensland recipients from each award category will proceed to the national Australian of the Year Awards, to be announced in Canberra on the eve of Australia Day 2017.

To learn more

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
    21 July, 2016

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