Nominations for the 2022 Australian of the Year Awards

2022 Australian of the Year Award Nominations

The NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet and the Australia Day Council of NSW are calling for nominations for the 2022 Australian of the Year Awards.

The Australian of the Year Awards recognise individuals who are changing lives and Australian society for the better; someone whose challenges and triumphs are manifested in their life experience and personal journey, beyond their career achievements. A person who has taken risks, done the hard yards and been a pioneer in their field, positively impacting the lives of others. Do you know someone who is worthy of the title of Australian of the Year?

To nominate, visit and complete the three short questions. Nominations are now open and will close at midnight 31 Saturday July 2021.

If you have any questions about the Australian of the Year Awards, please contact the Premier’s Protocol Unit on 02 9228 5188 or email

Monthly Council updates: