G’Day USA Honorees

Brian Grazer

Innovation in Entertainment
Presented by Viggo Mortensen, Graeme Mason & Jessie Hughes, 2022

Ron Howard

Innovation in Entertainment
Presented by Viggo Mortensen, Graeme Mason & Jessie Hughes, 2022

Isla Fisher

Excellence in the Arts
Presented by Josh Gad, 2022

Tushar Apte

Rising Star
Presented by Dean Ormston, 2022

Cate Blanchett

Lifetime Achievement
Presented by George Clooney, Sarah Paulson & Uzo Aduba, 2021

Aaron Pedersen

Excellence in Television
Presented by Jack Thompson & Tasma Walton, 2021

Liane Moriarty

Excellence in Literature
Presented by Nicole Kidman & Bruna Papandrea, 2021

Kylie Minogue

AAA Excellence in the Arts
Presented by Naomi Watts, 2020

Peter Carey

AAA Excellence in the Arts
Presented by Michael Maher, 2020

Jacob Elordi

AAA Rising Star
Presented by Zendaya, 2020

Helen Reddy

Lifetime Achievement
Presented by Jamie Lee Curtis, 2019

Liam Hemsworth

Excellence in Film
Presented by Vince Vaughn, 2019

Deborah Riley

Outstanding Achievement in Film and Television
Presented by Mimi Gramatky, 2019

Elle MacPherson

AAA Excellence in the Arts
Presented by Laura Brown, 2019

Simon Baker

AAA Excellence in the Arts
Presented by Hugh Jackman, 2019

Zoy Frangos

AAA Rising Star
Presented by Shanina Shaik, 2019

Margot Robbie

Excellence in Film
Presented by Amy Adams, 2018

Bruna Papandrea

Outstanding Achievement in Film & Television
Presented by Isla Fisher, 2018

John Farrar

Outstanding Achievement in the Arts
Presented by Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta, 2018

Heath Ledger

(Posthumous) Lifetime Achievement
Presented by Colin Farrell, 2018

Laura Brown

AAA Excellence in the Arts Award
Presented by Katie Couric, 2018

Chase Atlantic

AAA Rising Star Award
Presented by Joel Madden, 2018

Catherine Martin

Excellence in Film & Design
Presented by Nicole Kidman, 2017

David Hill

Lifetime Achievement
Presented by Keith Urban, 2017

Ben Mendelsohn

Excellence in Film & Television
Presented by Gareth Edwards, 2017

George Miller

Lifetime Achievement
Presented by Robert Kirby, 2016

Joel Edgerton

Excellence in Film
Presented by Jason Clarke, 2016

Chris Hemsworth

Excellence in Film
Presented by Scarlett Johansson, 2015

Geoffrey Rush

Excellence in the Arts
Presented by Cate Blanchett, 2014

Jacki Weaver

Excellence in Film
Presented by Mel Gibson, 2014

Curtis Stone

Excellence in the Culinary Arts
Presented by Sharon Osbourne, 2014

Paul Hogan

Australian Icon
Presented by Hugh Jackman, 2013

Rose Byrne

Excellence in Film & Television
Presented by Glenn Close, 2013

John Travolta

Goodwill Ambassador
Presented by Olivia Newton-John, 2013

Guy Pearce

Excellence in Film & Television
Presented by Kate Winslet, 2012

Luc Longley

Excellence in Sport
Presented by Phil Jackson, 2012

Air Supply

Excellence in Music
Presented by Priscilla Presley, 2012

Roy Emerson

Excellence in Sport
Presented by Andre Agassi, 2011

Abbie Cornish

Excellence in Film & Television
Presented by Zach Snyder, 2011

Barry Gibb

Excellence in Music
Presented by Olivia Newton-John, 2011

Greg Norman

Excellence in Sport
Presented by John Travolta, 2010

Simon Baker

Excellence in Film & Television
Presented by Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban, 2010

Toni Collette

Excellence in Film & Television
Presented by Cameron Diaz, 2010

Rod Laver

Excellence in Sport
Presented by John McEnroe, 2009

Rachel Griffiths

Excellence in Film & Television
Presented by Sally Field & Matthew Rhys, 2009

Eric Bana

Excellence in Film
Presented by Bill Fichtner, 2009

Phillip Noyce

Excellence in Film
Presented by Harrison Ford, 2008

Kylie Minogue

Excellence in Entertainment
Presented by John Travolta, 2008

Steve Irwin (in Memoriam, accepted by Teri Irwin)

Lifetime Achievement
Presented by John Travolta, 2007

Naomi Watts

Excellence in Film
Presented by John Polson, 2007

Russell Crowe

Excellence in Entertainment
Presented by Michael Mann, 2007

INXS

Excellence in Music
Presented by Richard Wilkins, 2006

Hugh Jackman

Lifetime Achievement
Presented by Eric Bana, 2006

Olivia Newton-John

Lifetime Achievement
Presented by John Travolta, 2006

Keith Urban

Excellence in Music
Presented by Governor Helen Coonan / Olivia Newton-John, 2005

Nicole Kidman

Excellence in Film
Presented by Cate Blanchett, 2005

Mel Gibson

Lifetime Achievement
Presented by Geoffrey Rush, 2005

Baz Luhrmann

Excellence in Film
Presented by Accepted award remotely, 2004

Anthony LaPaglia

Excellence in Television
Presented by Poppy Montogmery, 2004