List of Australian Local Hero Award recipients
The Local Hero Award acknowledges extraordinary contributions made by Australians in their local community. A Local Hero from each state and territory is chosen each year, with one of the eight state and territory Local Heroes announced as Australia's Local Hero on Australia Day eve each year.
List of award recipients
|2003||Brian Perry AFSM||Bushfire fighter|
|2004||Donna Carson||Survivor of domestic violence|
|2005||Ben Kearney||Environmental campaigner|
|2006||Toni Hoffman||Patient advocate|
|2007||Shanaka Fernando||Social challenger|
|2008||Jonathon Welch AM||Choral conductor|
|2009||Graeme Drew||Sea rescuer and educator|
|2010||Ronni Kahn||Food rescuer|
|2011||Donald Ritchie OAM||Suicide prevention advocate|
|2012||Lynne Sawyers||Foster mother|
|2013||Shane Phillips||Indigenous leader|
|2014||Tim Conolan||Children’s charity founder|
|2015||Juliette Wright||Social entrepreneur|
|2016||Dr Catherine Keenan||Youth educator|
|2017||Vicki Jellie||Campaigned to establish a cancer centre in Warrnambool|
|2018||Eddie Woo||Sydney maths teacher|
- List of Australian of the Year Award recipients
- List of Senior Australian of the Year Award recipients
- List of Young Australian of the Year Award recipients
- Australian of the Year awardees, accessed 23 January 2012
- "Australian of the Year Awards". australianoftheyear.org.au. Retrieved 2016-03-12.
- "Australia's Local Hero". Australian of the Year Awards. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
- Pianegonda, Elise; staff (25 January 2018). "Sam Kerr named Young Australian of the Year for Matildas exploits and work advocating for women's sport". ABC News. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
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