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Australian of the Year Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 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.

Anyone can nominate an individual they believe is worthy of attention. Nominations can be made across four categories:

  • Australian of the Year
  • Senior Australian of the Year
  • Young Australian of the Year
  • Local Hero.

To submit a nomination, visit the Australian of the Year Awards website. Nominations close Sunday 7 August 2016.

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
    1 June, 2016

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