ABC Australia shares stories that reveal the culture, life and society of Australia. We aim to reach Australians wherever they are, to connect communities through storytelling and conversations, to inform and inspire; and to encourage awareness of Australia and an international understanding of Australian attitudes on world affairs.
Awesome, unusual, inspiring, and funny flavours of Australian life. Meet the diverse range of people and places from across this amazing country. Exploring the diverse communities, complex characters, and everyday challenges that make up the story of modern life in regional Australia.
Each year Australia celebrates the achievements and contributions of eminent Australians through the Australian of the Year Awards by profiling leading citizens who are role models for us all. They inspire us through their achievements and challenge us to make our own contribution to creating a better Australia. The Awards honour an exceptional group of highly-respected Australians who ignite discussion and change on issues of national importance.