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Established by Radio 2TM in 1976, the Australasian Country Music Roll of Renown recognises and salutes those artists who have made a lasting and significant contribution to Australian country music and is one of the most prestigious industry awards.

The award is determined by an independent selection panel, and is announced each year at the Golden Guitar Awards during the Tamworth Country Music Festival. New plaques are unveiled on the front lawn of the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre (TRECC), and can be viewed there year-round.

The artists elevated to the Roll of Renown form the basis of exhibits at the Australian Country Music Hall of Fame. See full list of inductees below.

Past Winners of the Roll of Renown:

1976 — Tex Morton
1977 — Buddy Williams
1978 — Smoky Dawson
1979 — Slim Dusty
1980 — Shirley Thoms
1981 — Tim McNamara
1982 — Gordon Parsons
1983 — The McKean Sisters
1984 — Reg Lindsay
1985 — Rick & Thel Carey
1986 — Johnny Ashcroft
1987 — Chad Morgan
1988 — John Minson
1989 — The Hawking Bros
1990 — Stan Coster
1991 — Barry Thornton
1992 — Nev Nicholls
1993 — Shorty Ranger
1994 — Jimmy Little
1995 — Ted Egan
1996 — Dusty Rankin
1997 — John Williamson  
1998 — Rocky Page
1999 — Brian Young

2000 — Rex Dallas
2001 — Arthur Blanch
2002 — The Schneider Sisters
2003 — Frank Ifield
2004 — Webb Brothers & Kenny Kitching
2005 — The Singing Kettles & Athol McCoy
2006 — Reg Poole
2007 — Lindsay Butler & Kevin King
2008 — Geoff Mack & Jean Stafford
2009 — Slim Newton
2010 — Anne Kirkpatrick
2011 — Phil & Tommy Emmanuel
2012 — Terry Gordon
2013 — Wayne Horsburgh
2014 — Norm Bodkin & Les Partell
2015 — Ray Kernaghan & Lee Kernaghan
2016 — Graeme Connors
2017 — Troy Cassar-Daley
2018 — Kasey Chambers
2019 — James Blundell
2020 — Joy McKean
2021 — The Bushwackers
2022 — Beccy Cole
2023 — Colin Buchanan
2024 — Allan Caswell