2022 Australian of the Year Awards

National Exhibition Register

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    Image Credit
    clockwise from top left: Wendy Page, NT; Brendan Murphy, ACT; Donna Stolzenberg, VIC; Shane Fitzsimmons, NSW; Helen Milroy, WA; Tanya Hosch, SA; Grace Tame, TAS; Dinesh Palipana, QLD. Image courtesy National Australia Day Council

About the exhibition

Announcements of the 2022 Australian of the Year Awards recipients in each state and territory will commence in late October so express your interest in hosting the 2022 Australian of the Year Awards touring exhibition now.

Each year, the Australian of the Year Awards honour an exceptional group of highly respected Australians who ignite discussion and change on issues of national importance. The National Museum then asks the Australian of the Year recipients to choose an object of personal significance to go on display. Each object not only tells us something about their lives, aspirations and experiences, they tell stories, connect with others and make us think.

The Awards offers an insight into Australian identity, reflecting the nation’s evolving relationship with the world, the role of sport in Australian culture, the impact of multiculturalism, and the special status of Australia’s Indigenous people. Be part of the national conversation led by the 2022 Australian of the Year by bringing the Australian of the Year Award touring exhibition to your community. 

Available Dates and
Exhibition Details

Available dates
14/03/2022 - 30/11/2022
Exhibition size
Between 50-75 sq or running metres
Originating state
Organised by
National Museum of Australia
Contact to discuss
Web Site
Accompanying materials available
Education Kit, Exhibition Tour Manual, Installation Support Available, Interpretative/Didactic Panels, Invitations or Invitation Template, Labels, Media Kit, Public Program Opportunities, Signage
Other materials
Touring venues will receive support from the National Australia Day Council in your state to explore public program opportunities with Australians of the Years past and present.
Primary contact
Catherine Czerw
Touring Exhibitions Officer
National Museum of Australia
02 6208 5047
Secondary contact
International and Domestic Engagement Team
The Australian of the Year exhibition is developed by the National Museum of Australia in collaboration with the National Australia Day Council.