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Australian of the Year Awards
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History

The Australian of the Year Awards recognise any Australians across four categories: Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year (over 65 years of age), Young Australian of the Year, and Australia's Local Hero.

The Awards operate at two levels - State/Territory and national.  State and Territory selection committees select four nominees for each Award category, with one of these nominees being announced as the State/Territory Award recipient.  

Award recipients are announced on the 26th January each year.

The awards were established in 1960.

Source: https://www.australianoftheyear.org.au

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