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Latest news: ACT Australian of the Year

Joanne Farrell named 2024 ACT Australian of the Year

Joanne Farrell, founder of Build Like a Girl, has been named the 2024 ACT Australian of the Year at a ceremony in Canberra this evening.

Maggot farmer Olympia Yarger named ACT Australian of Year

Insect farming pioneer Olympia Yarger was named the ACT's 2023 Australian of the Year at a ceremony in Canberra on Wednesday.

ACT’s Valmai Dempsey named 2022 Senior Australian of the Year

Canberra woman Valmai Dempsey, who has dedicated her life to helping others, has been named the 2022 Senior Australian of the Year at a ceremony at the National Arborteum this evening.

Patty Mills, Australian of the Year finalists honoured

While some of the finalists have been unable to attend celebrations, Australian of the Year nominees have been honoured at events across Canberra on Monday.

Patty Mills named 2022 ACT Australian of the Year

Local basketball star and Indigenous rights advocate Patty Mills has today been announced the 2022 ACT Australian of the Year.

Who will be the 2022 ACT Australian of the Year?

Sixteen Canberrans in four categories are in the running to be named a 2022 ACT Australian of the Year; the winners will be revealed next month.

Australians of the Year showcase significant objects

The National Museum of Australia’s 2021 Australian of the Year exhibition is open, displaying an object of significance from each recipient.

Professor Brendan Murphy named 2021 ACT Australian of the Year

The 2021 ACT Australian of the Year Awards have been announced, with Professor Brendan Murphy named 2021 ACT Australian of the Year.

Outstanding women top ACT Australian of the Year Awards

A pioneer in women’s rugby league, a disability rights leader, a sustainability advocate and a foster carer have been recognised at the 2020 ACT Australian of the Year Awards. Announced on Monday 28...

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