We encourage everyone across the state to celebrate Australia Day on 26 January.

Tasmania's Australia Day Program is delivered by the Department of Premier and Cabinet. We work with local government to promote Australia Day and expand Australia Day celebrations throughout the community.



Nominations for the 2022 Australian of the Year Awards are now open. You can be one of our greatest Australians by giving our nation's best the recognition they deserve. Select 'Nominate Online' now to have your say on who you feel should be recognised in one of the following categories:

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If you have difficulty speaking or understanding English call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) on 131 450 for the cost of a local call. TIS National operates nationally and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for over 160 languages and dialects. If you need assistance writing your nomination check out our selection criteria, FAQs page and tips for nominating.