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Nominations for the Australian of the Year Award for 2014 are now open!

You have the opportunity to nominate someone you know who you believe qualifies for Australian of the Year.
There are four categories in the Australian of the Year Awards:
  • Australian of the Year – open to all Australians who deserve recognition for their extraordinary achievements, contributions to the community and nation and who are exemplary ambassadors for Australia;
  • Senior Australian of the Year– recognises those Australians aged 60 years and over who continue to achieve and contribute to the community;
  • Young Australian of the Year -recognises those extraordinary young Australians aged 16-30 years who are contributing to our community;
  • Australia’s Local Hero -recognises Australians who make a real difference in their local communities and whose outstanding contributions enrich the lives of those around them.
Nominations are being sought for Australians excelling in all fields including arts, media and entertainment, business, charity, education, environment, indigenous/ethnic services, medicine/science, engineering/technology and sport.
To nominate an outstanding Australian you can fill out an online nomination or use the nomination form provided below.
Australian of the Year 2014 Nomination form 2014 (845 kb)