Australian of the Year Awards on ABC –

ABC proudly presents the Australian of the Year Awards on Thursday, January 25, live from Canberra’s National Arboretum from 7.30pm AEDT on ABC TV, ABC iview, ABC NEWS channel, and ABC Radio.

The Australian of the Year Awards celebrates the achievements and contributions of outstanding Australians throughout 2023. There are 34 people in contention for four prestigious award categories:

  • Australian of the Year
  • Senior Australian of the Year
  • Young Australian of the Year
  • Australia’s Local Hero

The evening’s celebrations will be hosted by Leigh Sales with the Prime Minister, the Hon Anthony Albanese presenting the four category awards as they are announced, culminating in the announcement of the Australian of the Year 2023.

On January 26, at 8.30am local time in each state and territory, the first feature length interview (30 minutes) with the recipient of the Australian of the Year will air on ABC Radio local stations.

Production credit: An ABC Production.

Australian of the Year Awards on ABC and ABC iview – Thursday 25 January, 2024

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Australian of the Year Awards on ABC