The Australian of the Year Awards

HISTORY OF THE AWARDS- The Australian of the Year Awards were born in 1960- The Young Australian of the Year Award was added in 1979, the Senior Australian Award in 1999 and the Local Hero Award in 2003HOW THE AWARDS WORK- Everyday Australians are asked to nominate someone who makes...

Two police shot dead in Honolulu

A Hawaii man with a history of run-ins with police and neighbours was facing eviction when he stabbed his landlord and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be in burned, authorities and neighbours said Sunday.