Australian of the Year Awards

2017 Australian of the Year Winners:

Each year the Australian of the Year Awards recognise Australians worthy of attention.

The 2017 ACT Australian of the Year Awards were announced on 31 October 2016. Congratulations to the four recipients who have all made outstanding contributions to our community.

ACT Australian of the Year: Alan TongueExternal link

ACT Senior Australian of the Year: Dick TelfordExternal link

ACT Young Australian of the Year: Heidi ProwseExternal link

ACT Local Hero: Stasia Dabrowski OAMExternal link

Nominations for the 2018 Awards

Nominations are open year round, so consider nominating someone you think is worthy of attention.

Nominate online and read the tips and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) at: link.