The 2021 Awards Virtual Celebration!

For the 10th anniversary of the Advance Awards, we celebrated outstanding global Australians all around the world, connected through a virtual ceremony. See the highlights reel to catch a flavour of the celebration, or view the entire awards celebration and the program with details on each finalist.

The 2021 Advance Award winners and finalists were selected by our eminent judging panel. Australian innovators and leaders were recognised in eight industry categories: the Arts, Commercial Creatives, Education & Research, FinTech, Life Sciences, Social Impact, Sustainability, and Technology & Entrepreneurship. We also celebrated the pinnacle Awards: Global Impact Award, Alumni Award, Asia Impact Award, Emerging Leader Award, and the Overall Winner (Global Australian of the Year) selected from across all categories.

Award winners and finalists from 2021 and previous years will be celebrated at our signature in-person Gala dinner at The Star in Sydney on 23 March 2022. You are invited to join us for this unique opportunity to connect with our global community. Find out more here.

2021 Gamechangers

The Advance Award winners and finalists are collectively known as the Advance GameChangers. Meet the amazing 2021 Gamechangers, and the GameChangers recognised since 2012.