2016: Waleed Aly
The journalist and co-host of The Project delivered a powerful speech about diversity in the television industry.
2015: Carrie Bickmore
There wasn’t a dry eye in the nation when Carrie was given gold. The presenter pulled on a blue beanie to raise awareness of brain cancer, dedicating her speech to her late husband Greg, who died of the disease in 2010.
2014: Scott Cam
Kylie Minogue presented The Block frontman with his award. His response? "Well, this is really unbelievable. I just kissed Kylie Minogue. That's pretty cool”, later adding, "Thank you very much Kylie. Can I have a beer now?" Cheers, Scotty!
2013: Asher Keddie
Awarded for her role as lovable Nina in Offspring, Asher scored a double whammy that night, also taking home a silver award for most popular actress.
2012: Hamish Blake
Not only did funnyman Hamish take gold, he and Andy also won Most Popular Light Entertainment Program for Hamish & Andy's Gap Year.
2011: Karl Stefanovic
The presenter had competition from famous faces including 2009 winner Rebecca Gibney and Jessica Marais.
2010: Ray Meagher
The Home and Away icon has played Alf Stewart on the show since it began in 1988!
2009: Rebecca Gibney
Rebecca took gold for her beloved role as Julie Rafter on Packed to the Rafters. She's now working behind the camera as well as in front of it for hit series Wanted.
2008: Kate Ritchie
Another Summer Bay favourite, Kate picked up the top gong for the second year in a row!
2007: Kate Ritchie
Pictured here before her first win. In her speech, Kate mentioned her audition for the show, which involved strawberry jam!