Posted: January 14th, 2014
YMAC would like to congratulate the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian of the Year finalists for 2013
- Tom Calma who is nominated for Australian of the Year (ACT) for his work in Social Justice Campaigning
- Jessica Mauboy who is nominated for Young Australian of the Year (NT) for her work in the entertainment industry
- Shane Phillips who is nominated for the Local Hero Award (NSW) for his community leadership.
The Australia of the Year Awards recognise those who have made a significant contribution to Australian society. Finalists have been announced with winners to be announced on 26 January.
For more information on Indigenous involvement in the Australian of the Year Awards visit Reconcilliation Australia.