Steve Irwin

Conservationist & Television Personality

QLDState RecipientAustralian of the Year2004

An environmentalist, conservationist, naturalist, and animal lover, Steve Irwin is a unique Aussie character. Director of the Australia Zoo in Beerwah, Queensland, Steve rose to prominence hosting the television series ÔThe Crocodile Hunter'. He is now an Australian icon and tourism ambassador for Australia. Steve also offers his services to many community and charity services including the Make a Wish Foundation, Leukaemia Foundation, and the Royal Children's Hospital Foundation Queensland. Although famed for wrestling crocodiles and saying Ôcrickey', there is no denying Steve's passion and generosity.