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 with their achievements and challenge us to make our own contribution to creating a better Australia.
Congratulations to the 2024 NSW Australian of the Year Award recipients!
The 2024 NSW Australians of the Year were announced at a ceremony at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) on Monday, 14 November 2023.
These incredible Aussies were honoured for inspiring us through their achievements and challenging us to make our own contribution to creating a better Australia.
- 2024 NSW Local Hero - Angus Olsen
- 2024 NSW Young Australian of the Year - Nikhil Autar
- 2024 NSW Australians of the Year - Prof Richard Scolyer AO and Prof Georgina Long AO
- 2024 NSW Senior Australian of the Year - John Ward
NSW’s recipients will join those from other states and territories for the national awards ceremony in Canberra on Thursday, 25 January 2024.
For more information, visit australianoftheyear.org.au.