Australian of the YearThe Australian of the Year Awards
commenced in 1960. The award recipients are decided by Australia Day
Committees in each state and territory. The awards are presented on Australia Day
) each year.
The Australian of the Year Awards recognise and reward those Australians who have a consistent record of excellence, who have made outstanding achievements in their field, and contributed in a significant way to our nation.
The Young Australian of the Year Award was introduced in 1979, Senior Australian in 1999, and the Local Hero Award in 2003.
- List of Australian of the Year Award Recipients
- List of Senior Australian of the Year Award Recipients
- List of Australian Local Hero Award Recipients