Award recipients including David Morrison, Alan Mackay-Sim and Michelle Simmons reflect on their time as Australian of Year, in conjunction with the exhibition developed by the National Museum and the National Australia Day Council.
Australian of the Year conversations 25 Nov 2018
In conversation with Michelle Simmons, Australian of the Year
Quantum physicist and science advocate Professor Michelle Yvonne Simmons reflects on her time as Australian of the Year.
Australian of the Year conversations 15 Nov 2018
Scott Rankin: Cultural justice and the right to thrive
Scott Rankin is an award-winning writer, director, cultural activist and founder of Big hART, a charity which uses the arts to bring about social justice. As Tasmanian Australian of the Year for 2018, Rankin reveals how Big hART’s long-term collaborations with communities have created positive social outcomes.
Australian of the Year conversations 26 Oct 2017
In conversation with Alan Mackay-Sim, Australian of the Year 2017
Biomedical scientist Alan Mackay-Sim, global authority on the biology of nasal cells, reflects on his time as Australian of the Year. He received the award for his research into the use of nasals cells in the treatment of spinal cord injury.
Australian of the Year conversations 20 Nov 2016
In conversation with David Morrison, Australian of the Year 2016
Tough-as-nails former Chief of Army David Morrison reflects on his time as Australian of the Year. He received the award for his commitment to gender equality, diversity and inclusion.