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Australian of the Year Awards

Each year our nation celebrates the diverse and remarkable contributions of extraordinary Australians through the Australian of the Year Awards.

Australians of the Year inspire us through their achievements and challenge us to make our own contribution to creating a better Australia.

Nominations for the 2023 Australian of the Year Awards are now open

You can nominate amazing Aussies all year round. If there's someone you think should be considered, you can nominate them via the Australian of the Year website.

2022 NSW Australian of the Year Recipients

Tour of Honour

Since 2010, NSW has supported a ‘Tour of Honour’ for NSW or national recipients of the Australian of the Year Awards. The tour brings recipients of the nation’s most respected honour to school students and community members around NSW, and provides an opportunity to promote the Australian of the Year Awards program.

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