Thank you to our sponsors

Australia Day activities in Tasmania are proudly presented by the Tasmanian Government in partnership with the Australian Government through the National Australia Day Council.


We gratefully acknowledge the support of the following organisations for 2020.

The Department of Home Affairs is our partner for the Local Hero Award.

The Department of Health is our partner for the Senior Australian of the Year Award.

For helping us to recognise the next generation of inspiring Australians we thank Woolworths, who proudly sponsor the Young Australian of the Year Award.

We thank our broadcast partner, the ABC, who will screen the national announcement live on ABC and iview on January the 25th. The ABC also help us connect with local communities all around Australia on radio, TV and online.

Our media partners, Australian Community Media and Nine Media, help us inspire millions of Australians by telling the stories of our extraordinary state and territory recipients and supporting our call for nominations.

Our alumni partner is International Day of People with Disability.

QANTAS generously enables us to bring the award recipients from across the country to the national announcement in Canberra in January.

We thank our official hotel partner, the InterContinental Hotels Group. We appreciate your warm hospitality for our travelling nominees and recipients.

We would also like to thank our cultural partner, the Australian National University, who through its schools of art and music and the amazing students there - has designed the trophies and composed the music being played for our recipients.

Thanks also to our exhibition partner, the National Museum of Australia, who delivers the Australian of the Year exhibition around the country throughout the year.

We also appreciate the continued support of our legal partner Minter Ellison.

And finally our all-important Social Inclusion Partner Australia Post, thank you for your partnership.


Australia Day in Tasmania is assisted greatly by the contributions of our generous sponsors. If you would like to know more about becoming a sponsor, please contact the Department of the Premier and Cabinet via email or phone 03 6232 7391.