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2021 Australian of the Year Awards

The Australian of the Year Awards recognises inspiring individuals who lead as role models for their communities, their state and the nation.

The Queensland recipients for 2021 were announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 10 November 2020. Awards were presented in four categories:

  • Australian of the Year
  • Senior Australian of the Year (those aged 65 years and over)
  • Young Australian of the Year (ages 16 to 30)
  • Australia’s Local Hero.

Visit the Australian of the Year Awards website to learn more about the 2021 nominees and recipients.

Recipients will represent Queensland in the national awards held in Canberra on the eve of Australia Day 2021.

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

Australian of the Year Awards