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Australia Day Honours & Awards 2024 List

Australia Day Honours & Awards 2024 List! Australia Day Honours are awards given by the Australian government on January 26th each year to recognize outstanding achievement and service by Australian citizens. There are several different categories of awards, including the Order of Australia, the Australian Bravery Decorations, and the Australian Police Medal. These awards are intended to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by individuals and groups to Australian society.

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Australia Day 2024 Honours List

The 2024 Australia Day Honours list recognizes and celebrates 1,042 Australians, including awards in the Order of Australia (General and Military Divisions), meritorious awards, and recognition for distinguished and conspicuous service.

Happy Australia Day 2024
Happy Australia Day 2024

The General Division of the Order of Australia

The 739 recipients of awards (all recipients name and citation) in the General Division of the Order of Australia include:

Meritorious awards

The 224 recipients of Meritorious awards include recipients of the Public Service Medal, the Australian Police Medal, the Australian Fire Service Medal, the Ambulance Service Medal, the Emergency Services Medal, the Australian Corrections Medal, and the Australian Intelligence Medal.

Military Awards

There were 20 recipients of awards in the Military Division of the Order of Australia (1 AO, 9 AM, 10 OAM) and 59 Distinguished and Conspicuous awards.

COVID-19 Honour Roll

The 2024 Australia Day Honours List includes 49 Australians recognized for their contribution in support of Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 Honour Roll

Australia Day Awards 2024

Every year on 26th January the Australian Government arrangements some special Awards for their honorable citizens.

Australia Day awards are presented in five categories:

  • Senior Citizen of the Year (over 65 years of age)
  • Citizen of the Year (25 – 65 years of age)
  • Young Citizen of the Year (24 years and under)
  • Community Group of the Year
  • Environmental Citizen of the Year

Nominations for The Hills Shire Council’s Australia Day Awards for 2024 have now closed.

  • Award nominees will be notified in writing if they are finalists.
  • Award nominees will be invited to attend an awards ceremony and are permitted to invite guests (subject to COVID restrictions).

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