Every year, Australia’s capital city Canberra, plays host to the annual Australian of The Year Awards. 2016 had a large variety of achievers nominated for a number of awards recognizing individuals for a range of contributions.
The Awards were presented by His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) at parliament house and included the following awards:
The Australian of the Year awards began in 1960 and since 2004 the Awards have been hold on Australia Day as a fitting tribute.
Australia Day has also been a favourite date for hundreds of residents to receive their Australian Citizenship with ceremonies being held all around the country. If you are interested in your options regarding becoming an Australian Citizen, please contact one of our registered migration agents.