Stay updated to our latest news.
The nominees for the WA Australian of the Year Awards include doctors and scientists, a rural tourism ambassador, the founder of Plastic Free July, an Aboriginal arts and culture leader, a young advocate for voluntary assisted dying and the man who urged Australians to support healthcare workers during COVID-19.
The 2021 WA Australian of the Year Awards Ceremony was held on 12th November 2020 at a new venue The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Perth. After a significant and successful nomination campaign, the nominees for the 2021 awards were shortlisted to 16 state finalists, 4 in each category – WA 2021 Australian of the Year, WA 2021 Senior Australian of the Year, WA 2021 Young Australian of the Year and WA 2021 Local Hero, representing the best of Western Australia.
Acacia Prison Staff Support Aboriginal Cultural Awareness
To better understand “Where to from here?” and how we might better support those within our professional and personal networks, Auspire - The Australia Day Council of Western Australia hosted the Inspiring Australians Mental Health Week Breakfast featuring Professor Patrick McGorry AO – 2010 Australian of the Year and a stellar line up of panellist.
High school students meet 2020 Australians of the Year
An exciting new appointment to the National Australia Day Council Board further expands the NADCs diversity, bringing added cultural knowledge and background to support the Inclusion and Respect agenda.
Opinion Piece by Morgan Farley about the online event, Lunch with Leaders – Importance of Global Citizenship
Ambassadors Launch Community Citizen of the Year Awards
On 23 July 2020 Auspire delivered another highly successful Lunch with Leaders event featuring 2020 Australian of the Year, Dr James Muecke AM and Senior Australian of the Year, Prof. John Newnham AM.
Auspire welcomes Chevron Australia as National Diversity and Inclusion Partner for Australian of the Year Awards
Auspire is delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with Chevron Australia as the National Diversity and Inclusion Partner for the Australian of the Year Awards.
On the 1st July 2020, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, President and Vice President of the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust, joined a zoom panel with young leaders of the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust around the world to discuss concepts of justice, equality and fairness; important values that are being recognised as part of an ongoing series of youth-led discussion.