Celebrating high achieving blind Australians

Blind Australian of the Year Award

These awards acknowledge and promote an equitable and inclusive Australia. They celebrate the exceptional contribution of blind Australians who, by example, inspire others to excellence by action, improve Australian community life.

These prestigious awards bring Australia wide acknowledgement for the recipient as well as a generous cash prize of $2,500 proudly sponsored by Stapell Working Dog.

Help us search Australia to find these hidden gems, who do such incredible work to benefit not only the blind and vision impaired, but the wider Australian community.


14 October 2022
City Hall, Brisbane QLD

Nominations opening soon.

Make a nomination

You don’t have to be blind to nominate. Check out the FAQs for everything you need to know about how to make a nomination, who is eligible and nomination criteria.


Be a part of our success.
We value your support, so how can you help us?

We welcome corporate sponsors. If your business is interested in partnering with this wonderful initiative please get in touch.

You can assist us financially by becoming a “friend of the award”. Your generous donations go towards helping us make the award ceremony events come to life. Every cent counts.

2021 Awards Evening

You are invited to attend the Blind Australian of the Year Awards cocktail evening.

Friday 19 November 2021 (5 – 7pm)
Royal on the Park Brisbane – 152 Alice St, Brisbane QLD 4001

STX can also assist with arranging travel to the awards and help with managing payments consistent with your NDIS plan. Contact them directly for details at supportedtravelx.com.au.

While this is a free event we do need all guests to please RSVP no later than 22 October 2021.

RSVP for the Blind Australian of the Year Cocktail Evening

Friday 19 November 2021 (5 – 7pm)

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