NSW Australian of the Year 2023: Full list of winners announced

Simon McCarthy
Updated November 3 2022 - 7:18am, first published November 2 2022 - 7:45pm
(Clockwise from top left) 2023 NSW Australian of the Year Craig Foster with NSW Local Hero Amar Singh, NSW Senior Australian of the Year Teresa Plane and Young Australian of the Year Lottie Dalziel.

Former Socceroo turned human rights and anti-racism activist Craig Foster has become the NSW Australian of the Year for 2023.

Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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