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Australia Day Ambassadors

The Australia Day Ambassador Program is the cornerstone of local Australia Day celebrations. Each year over 300 Ambassadors generously volunteer their time and energy to visit regional and metropolitan areas across the nation to inspire and unite communities.

Our Ambassadors are inspirational and deeply respected community leaders within South Australia. These individuals embrace communities, share insights from their varied lived experiences, reflect on who we are as a nation and celebrate our diversity.

The benefits of having an Australia Day Ambassador at Australia Day celebrations include -

  • The opportunity for local community to meet and listen to Australians who have distinguished themselves by their contribution to their country
  • They are a drawcard for regional celebrations
  • The chance to hear stories of the Ambassador's achievements which illustrate the many opportunities Australia offers
  • The opportunity to reinforce the diversity of achievers in Australia

 

Meet our Ambassadors below - click on their image to learn more


 

Edgar Agius OAM JP

Michael Angelakis AM JP

 

 

Wayne Anthoney OAM

Hon Rev Dr Lynn Arnold AO FAICD

Joel Bayliss

 

 

Maggie Beer AM

Taryn Brumfitt

Professor Don Bursill AM

 

 

Julian Burton OAM

John (Jack) Cahill

Shazia Choudhry

 

 

Ralph Clarke

Francene Connor

Ivan Copley OAM

 

 

William Denny AM BM

Anthony Fioravanti

Cate Fowler AM

 

 

Mem Fox AM

Peter Goers OAM

Dr Bill Griggs AM ASM

 

 

Samela Harris

Phil Herreen

Lynn Hill

 

 

Dr Deane Hutton

Dr Robert Irving

Michael Keelan

 

 

Daniel Kirk

Michele Lally

Professor Peter Langridge

 

 

Barry Lewis

Professor Alison Mackinnon AM

Bruce Macky

 

 

Vikram Madan OAM VSM

David Malinda

Bruce Mellett OAM

 

 

Professor Rob Morrison OAM

Richard Neagle

Michael O'Connell AM APM

 

 

Pat Rix

Major (Ret'd) Paul Rosenzweig

Chris Schacht

 

 

John Shepherd AM

Kate Swaffer

Darrell Tree CV

 

 

Katrina Webb OAM

Vicky Welgraven

Carole Whitelock

 

 

Jenny Williams

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