It all starts with just one nomination
For over 60 years, the Australian of the Year Awards have celebrated the achievements and contributions of Australia’s finest.
Learn exactly how the Australians of the Year are decided from nomination right through to the national announcement.
Honouring our most exceptional Australians
Since its inception in 1960, the Australian of the Year Awards has provided a focal point for Australia Day celebrations and a forum for the recognition of outstanding achievementExplore the Honour Roll