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Advance Australia Foundation

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The Advance Australia Foundation (AAF) was established in 1980. The AAF recognised "individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to the growth and enhancement of Australia, the Australian people and the Australian way of life". It was wound up in the mid-1990s.[1]

Advance Australia Foundation
AbbreviationAAF
Formation1980
PurposeRecognised "individuals or groups who have made outstanding contributions to the growth and enhancement of Australia, the Australian people and the Australian way of life".

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AwardsEdit

Awards given by the AAF included the Advance Australia Award, and the Special Merit Advance Australia Award include:-

1994 Recipients of the Advance Australia Award included:

1993 Recipients of the Advance Australia Award were:[3]

1990 Recipients of the Advance Australia Award included:

1981 Recipients of the Advance Australia Award included:

1980 Recipients of the Advance Australia Award included:

Advance AwardsEdit

Since 2012, the Federal Government has funded annual Advance Awards to innovative and high-achieving Australian citizens who have lived in other countries or continue to do so.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thomson (MP), Kelvin; Fahey (MP), John (12 May 1998). "House of Representatives, Questions on Notice, Advance Australia Foundation". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 5 May 2019. Mr Kelvin Thomson asked the Minister for Finance and Administration, upon notice, on 2 March 1998: (1) Has the Advance Australia Foundation (AAF) been declared insolvent; if so, will he provide details and identify the source of his figures. (2) Did the AAF prepare an annual report for 1995-1996; if so, (a) was it distributed; if not, why not, and (b) will he provide me with a copy. (3) Is the AAF being disbanded because of insolvency; if so, (a) has it taken 18 months for this to be publicised; if so why, and (b) were licensees informed; if not, why not. (4) Did the AAF's annual report for 1994-95 list $3 million in licence fees and $800 000 in cash reserves; if so, (a) what has become of the sums, (b) who is accountable for the sums and (c) what safeguards and procedures apply. Mr Fahey (Finance and Administration) —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows: (1) No. (2) No. (a) N/A. (b) N/A. (3) No. (a) N/A. (b) N/A. (4) Yes. (a) Remaining funds of the AAF are now in the process of being transferred into a trust fund held by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry pending new arrangements for administering the Australian Made Logo. (b)and (c) KPMG Chartered Accountants wound up the financial affairs of the AAF
  2. ^ "Awards - Melway". Archived from the original on 12 August 2011. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  3. ^ Keneally, Margaret (12 Feb 1993). "Allen advances a nation". Daily Telegraph Mirror. p. 5.
  4. ^ "Recognition and awards". Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Recognition and awards". Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Trophy - Advance Australia Award, Prue Acton, 1980". Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  7. ^ "Frequently Asked Questions". Advance Awards:. Australian Government. Retrieved 4 May 2019.

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