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20 December 2021 to 14 February 2022 | Gandel Atrium | Free

Celebrate the eight extraordinary state and territory recipients of the 2022 Australian of the Year Awards. Learn about their lives, aspirations and experiences through objects of personal significance.


The 2022 Australian of the Year exhibition was developed by the National Museum of Australia in collaboration with the National Australia Day Council. Portrait images supplied by the National Australia Day Council.

The National Australia Day Council would like to thank the following sponsors for their continued support of the Australian of the Year Awards program:

Logos: The Human Energy Company. Australia Post. Department of Health. Department of Home Affairs. ABC. The Canberra Times. International Day of People with Disability, Crowne Plaza. Australian National University. MinterEllison.
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