Nominate someone for an honour
The Australian Honours system recognises the special contribution Australian citizens make to their communities across a range of activities. Examples of voluntary or professional excellence in a field of endeavour, significant achievement, meritorious service or bravery demonstrated locally, nationally or overseas, is considered and recognised through this system.
A rigorous process that follows the highest standards of integrity and quality helps identify and honour these recipients.
Why are honours and awards important?
Australia’s system of honours and awards helps strengthen the fabric of our nation and shape our aspirations. The system formally acknowledges the achievements of Australian role models from all walks of life and provides a way to publicly recognise and appreciate their contributions.