Australian of the Year

The Australian of the Year is a national award conferred on an Australian citizen by the National Australia Day Council, a not-for-profit Australian Governmentowned social enterprise. Similar awards are also conferred at the State and Territory level.

Australian of the Year
Awarded forContributing to positive change in the Australia
Sponsored byAustralia Post
Date26 January
Presented byNational Australia Day Council
MottoReflect. Respect. Celebrate.
First awarded1960; 62 years ago (1960)
Latest recipientDylan Alcott
Television/radio coverage
NetworkABC TV

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