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Australian of the Year Awards

The Australian of the Year Awards acknowledges the outstanding achievements of people who have made a significant contribution to their community, their state and our nation.

Awards are presented across four categories. Queensland recipients from each award category will represent the state as finalists in the National Australian of the Year Awards, to be held on the eve of Australia Day in Canberra.

Nominations have now closed for the 2016 awards.

If you would like to submit a nomination for the 2017 awards, please visit the Australian of the Year website.

Queensland finalists

Watch this space for the announcement of the Queensland Australian of the Year Awards 2016 finalists in October 2015.

To learn more

The Australian of the Year Awards is a program of the National Australia Day Council. Visit the Australian of the Year website to learn more about the awards and previous nationwide finalists.

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Previous winners

View previous Queensland Australian of the Year winners:

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
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    Last updated
    29 July, 2015

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