Victorian Sports Person of the Year – Michelle received the Governor’s Award
Australian Institute of Sport – Best Sporting Moment of the Year
The Australian Newspaper – Australian of the Year
InStyle Magazine – Women of Style, Sport Award
Cosmopolitan Woman of the Year 2016 – Michelle nominated for Sportswoman of the year
Cosmopolitan Magazine, Australia – Front Cover
Victorian institute of Sport – Co-Winner of Best Sports Person of the Year
Australian Racing Hall of Fame – Michelle to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, Chairman’s Award
Victorian Honour Roll of Women – Michelle nominated for the Victorian Honour Roll of Women
Melbourne Moomba Festival – Michelle and her brother Stevie were crowned King and Queen
The Sport Australia Hall of Fame – Hall of Fame Don Prize for the athlete or team who most inspired the nation
The International Longines Ladies Awards – Held in Washington celebrating women who have consistently achieved at the highest level within the equestrian world.
The film of her extraordinary life Ride Like a Girl will debut in September – Directed by Rachel Griffiths and produced by Richard Keddy, starring Teresa Palmer, Sam Neil and Stevie Payne as himself.