Finalists announced for 2017 NSW Australian of the Year Awards

An astrophysicist, an engineer changing life for the disabled, a ‘hayrunner’, Aboriginal community leaders, a sustainable farming advocate, an Ironwoman and a palliative care advocate are among the finalists in the 2017 NSW Australian of the Year Awards.

The NSW Award finalists announced today are in the running to be named NSW Australian of the Year, NSW Senior Australian of the Year, NSW Young Australian of the Year and NSW Local Hero.

The 2017 NSW Award finalists are below. 

2017 NSW AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR

2017 NSW SENIOR AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR

2017 NSW YOUNG AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR

2017 NSW LOCAL HERO

NSW AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT

The NSW Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year, Young Australian of the Year and Local Hero Award recipients will be announced on Monday 7 November 2016 at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT

The NSW Award recipients will then join recipients from all other States and Territories as finalists for the national awards, which will be held in Canberra on 25 January 2017.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Learn more about the Australian of the Year Awards. 

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