- Every year
- Every January
- To be confirmed
- Future editions:
- City/venue varies
Since 1960, the Australian of the Year Award has provided a focal point for Australia Day celebrations and a forum for the recognition of outstanding achievement.
The official announcement has grown to become a major public event, with thousands of onlookers witnessing the televised ceremony in Canberra.
The award offers an insight into Australian identity, reflecting the nation's evolving relationship with Britain and the world, the role of sport in Australian culture, the impact of multiculturalism, and the special status of Australia's Indigenous people. It has also provoked spirited debate about the fields ofendeavorthat are most worthy of public recognition.
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