Australian of the Year Awards

The Australian of the Year Awards recognises inspiring individuals who lead as role models for their communities, their state, and the nation.

Nominations for the 2019 awards are now closed. Visit the Australian of the Year Awards website to learn more.

Awards are presented in four categories. Queensland recipients from each award category will proceed to the national Australian of the Year Awards, to be announced in Canberra on the eve of Australia Day.

The Australian of the Year Awards is a program of the National Australia Day Council, managed in Queensland by the Queensland Government.

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The Australian of the Year Awards is a program of the National Australia Day Council, managed in Queensland by the Queensland Government.