News Archive

1500 nominations and counting...

7 August 2006

More than 1500 nominations have now been received for the Australian of the Year Awards 2007.

Inspirational senior Australians

3 August 2006

Message from the Minister for Ageing, Senator The Hon Santo Santoro

Young Australian of the Year, 2005, Khoa Do premieres new film 'Footy Legends'

24 July 2006

Young Australian of the Year, 2005, Khoa Do has premiered his new film 'Footy Legends' at the George Street Hoyts cinema Sydney.

WA Young Australian of the Year wins Churchill Fellowship

20 July 2006

Simone will travel to the UK, Spain and the USA to identify and document successful models of organ and tissue donation and to assess promotional strategies and programs that provide support to transplant recipients.

Australians of the Year in Alice Springs

12 July 2006

A community cocktail party on Wednesday evening gave everyone the opportunity to come along and meet these inspirational Australians.

Cancer vaccine approved for sale

1 July 2006

Congratulations to Australian of the Year 2006, Professor Ian Frazer - the vaccine he invented to help prevent cervical cancer has been approved by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration. This means that the vaccine, known as Gardasil, could be available to Australian women as early a...