Order of Australia nominations
The Order of Australia recognises Australians who have demonstrated outstanding service or exceptional achievement.
Anyone can nominate a member of the community for an award in the Order of Australia. Nominations can be submitted at any time during the year.
Nominating someone is a chance to recognise a peer for their hard-work, service and dedication.
demonstrated achievement at a high level
made a contribution over and above what might be reasonably expected through paid employment; or
whose voluntary contribution to the community stands out from others who may have also made a valuable contribution.
Successful nominees are published twice a year: Australia Day and The Queen’s Birthday.
To find out more about how to nominate see the Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia webpage.
FAQs are also available.
Submitted by Leanne Findlay on behalf of the Commonwealth of Australia