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2017 Australian of the Year Awards nominations

23 June 2016
Do you know a hero? Why not nominate them for an Australian of the Year Award?
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Nominations for the 2017 Australian of the Year Awards rely on public submissions of outstanding fellow Australians.

There are four Awards categories:

  • Australian of the Year
  • Senior of the Year (65 years and over)
  • Young Australian (16 - 30 years)
  • Australia’s Local Hero

The Awards operate at two levels - state/territory and national. State and territory selection committees select four finalists for each award category, with one of these finalists becoming the state/territory award recipient. State/territory award recipients then become the national finalists for the awards.

Nominations can be made on the Australian of the Year Awards website until midnight 7 August 2016.

View past Award finalists and recipients

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