Australia’s Local Hero 2014 is Tim Conolan who established the charity TLC for kids to make a difference to children in hospital and undergoing medical treatment.
The Australian of the Year 2014, Adam Goodes, was honoured for his leadership and advocacy in the fight against racism both on the sporting field and within society – a stance which has won him the admiration and respect of people around Australia.
Provides details of the National Award winners and all State and Territory past award finalists from the 1960's to the present.
The Senior Australian of the Year 2014, Fred Chaney AO, has been recognised for his commitment to reconciliation and human rights.
The Young Australian of the Year 2014 is 21 year old Paralympic swimmer Jacqueline Freney whose achievements, tenacity and commitment are proof that we are all capable of greatness.