Aboriginal Health Workers and Aboriginal Health Practitioners are the essential conduit between traditional and western health services. They are critical to closing the health gap by delivering culturally safe, holistic and client focused care in often challenging circumstances and locations. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker and Practitioner Excellence Awards are an opportunity to showcase outstanding members of these professional groups while recognising and acknowledging the significant contribution they make to their families, communities and the NT healthcare system.
The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA), in 2019, initiated the first Public Health Medal for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have made a significant contribution to the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people via a public health approach. This Award is designed to be the Associations pre-eminent prize in Indigenous health. The Award is open for nomination every year.
The Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Public Health Scholarship (SA Branch) will be awarded to an individual who identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student, researcher and/or health professional. The award covers registration at either the PHAA Public Health Conference or PHAA Preventive Health Conference
The ACHS Quality Improvement (QI) Awards acknowledge healthcare organisations that achieve excellence and innovation in clinical care, organisation-wide practice, service delivery and performance measurement. The QI Awards provide ACHS program members and ACHS Clinical Indicator members with the opportunity to share patient-focused innovation and communicate their quality improvement achievements.
Members of the Australian Dental Association (ADA) community are making a real difference in the lives of countless people and througout the dental profession in a particular field or society as a whole. The ADA Awards recognise them as outstanding mentors, role models and leaders in their field.
The Allied Health Awards bring the finest Allied Health Professionals together to recognise their hard work and dedication.
The AMA presents a range of awards to recognise outstanding achievement by those working to better the health of Australians. The AMA Awards are committed to recognising and honouring those who exemplify medicine's highest values. The AMA presents these awards annually at its National Conference.
As the national peak body for health and medical research, the Annual Health and Medical Research Awards are our recognition of the outstanding efforts and achievements of individuals and teams who drive and support the opportunities that health and medical innovation bring to each and every one of our lives.
The Australian Biosecurity Awards recognise individuals, groups and organisations that have shown a commitment to supporting and promoting Australia’s biosecurity and the systems that underpin it.
Convened by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), the Australian Dental Industry Awards recognise excellence in the provision of quality products and services that support the work of dentists and allied oral healthcare professionals.
The Australian MedTech Industry Awards were set up by MTAA to recognise outstanding individuals and organisations in the MedTech industry. The Industry Awards are highly regarded within the medical technology sector and are open to both MTAA members and non-members who have made a significant contribution to the industry.
The Caring for the Coast Awards provide an opportunity to recognise our staff for their outstanding contribution and achievements. The awards celebrate individuals and teams who go above and beyond and exemplify our CORE values.
The CSR Health Impact Awards — an initiative of IHW Council — is constituted to inspire organizations to drive a nationwide CSR–based health movement and to appeal to the corporate conscience of others to participate at grander scale and make the movement stronger.
Digital Health Awards seeks to find and recognize the achievements of innovative health tech companies that are dramatically improving healthcare through the use of technology in the digital health industry in eleven different categories in two different tracks, Rising Stars and Best in Class.
The Digital Health Innovation awards aim to reward the most innovative products and services across a wide array of different digital healthcare services after an unprecedented year of change for the healthcare industry.
The Emerging Leader Award will provide an opportunity for the PHAA and our members to recognize and acknowledge PHAA members, with up to ten (10) years’ public health experience in their careers, including early career professionals’ significant contribution to the PHAA. The award will identify an individual who demonstrates exceptional leadership through outstanding service to PHAA, Branches and/or Special Interest Groups (SIG’s). The award will recognize, acknowledge and reward the contributions, achievements and service in emerging PHAA leaders, representing a fundamental investment in building a stronger leadership culture within the PHAA.
The Fran Baum Equity Scholarship aims to recognise an individual who has made an important contribution to public and community health and demonstrates the principles of social equity.
Health Tech Digital Awards aims to recognise the best healthcare technology.
The HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards recognise nurses, midwives, nurse educators and researchers as well as personal care workers.
The Kerry Kirke Student Award was established by the Public Health Association of Australia (South Australia Branch) to recognise outstanding scholarship by a South Australian postgraduate student in public health.
The Konrad Jamrozik Student Scholarship Award is open to postgraduate students currently enrolled at a South Australian university, who are a resident of South Australia, a student member of the PHAA (SA) or intend to become a member, are not a previous recipient of a PHAA (SA) scholarship and has no access to financial support through employment or a scholarship to attend the conference. All research of public health relevance will be considered.
The Multicultural Health Communication (MHC) Awards were established in 2003 by NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service (MHCS) and are conducted biennially. The 2021 MHC Awards continue recognising the excellence in multilingual health communication across NSW Health.
National Health Information Awards honors the best digital health resources developed for consumers and health professionals.
NSW Health Excellence In Allied Health Awards acknowledge the passion, dedication and contributions that allied health professionals and their support staff provide in NSW. The awards also demonstrate NSW Health's commitment, respect and value to the critical contribution that allied health has in delivering patient-centred care.
The NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery awards acknowledge the passion, dedication and contributions that nurses and midwives have on the health outcomes of patients, women and families across NSW.
The Primary Care Quality and Innovation Awards celebrates 6 awards, each category recognises excellence in innovation and the contributions made by primary care providers, businesses and individuals over the past year.
The Public Health Mentor of the Year Award is made to a senior member of PHAA who has made a significant contribution to mentoring early-career professionals/practitioners/students to acknowledge a public health professional who has demonstrated outstanding dedication to mentoring students/early career professionals/practitioners.
The RACGP proudly recognises the value of GPs in the community, and celebrates these extraordinary achievements through the RACGP Natonal Awards. GPs receive all kinds of acknowledgment from their patients, but it's important to formally celebrate this work and dedication to holistic patient care.
The Self-Care Excellence Awards recognises marketing & sales best practice, new products, manufacturing innovation and, sustainability initiatives which have contributed to excellence in Self-Care.
The SESLHD CORE Awards recognise innovation and excellence in the delivery of health programs and services within SESLHD. In these extraordinary times we take this opportunity to recognise and acknowledge the achievements of our staff and SESLHD community.
The PHAA bestows this competitive award (Sidney Sax Public Health Medal) on a person who has provided a notable contribution to the protection and promotion of public health, solving public health problems, advancing community awareness of public health measures and advancing the ideals and practice of equity in the provision of health care.
The South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards publicly recognise and celebrate the significant contribution that nurses and midwives make to the healthcare outcomes of the broader South Australian community.
The South Australian Preventive Health Award recognises outstanding contributions to health promotion and public health in South Australia. Together, our organisations emphasise the importance of investing in disease prevention and health promotion, developing healthy public policies, and ensuring that a wide range of social, behavioural, and environmental preventative services and programs are accessible to those who need them most.
The Stroke Awards recognise survivors of stroke, carers, family members, volunteers, fundraisers, health professionals and researchers, and provide an opportunity to honour Australia’s unsung heroes of stroke and celebrate their courage, tenacity, service, and creative endeavours.
The Telstra Best Business Awards are one of the most reputable and respected business awards programs within Australia. The awards were created to give small to medium-sized businesses a platform to celebrate achievements and stories with their peers, and opportunities to learn from Australia's best business minds. The awards categories include: Outstanding Growth, Embracing Innovation, Accelerating Women, Championing Health, Building Communities, Indigenous Excellence and Promoting Sustainability. The award application process involves three phases: a questionnaire (stage 1), video submissions (stage 2) and a written submission (stage 3). The shortlisted businesses will then participate in a Q&A. Stage 1 usually opens in June and closes in July. Stage 2 usually opens and closes in August. Stage 3 usually opens and closes in September.
The Brilliant Women in Digital Health Awards seek to recognise and celebrate the achievements of 25 women in Australia’s digital health sector for achievements in health and aged care.
The NSW Health Awards recognise personalised, sustainable, and digitally enabled health programs that deliver outcomes that matter most to patients and invest in the wellness of the NSW community.
The Research Australia Health and Medical Research Awards, offer an amazing opportunity to celebrate the boundless talent that exists in the Australian Health and Medical Research landscape. These prestigious awards recognise of the outstanding efforts and achievements of individuals and teams who drive and support the opportunities that health and medical innovation bring to our lives.
The Tony McMichael Public Health Ecology and Environment Award is to celebrate a person (not just PHAA member) who has made a significant, discernible contribution in the combined domains of public health and ecology or environmental health, which is consistent with and has contributed to fulfilling the aims of the PHAA and the EESIG.
The Top 50 in Digital Health Awards recognises exceptional digital health leaders and organisations who are making healthcare massively better for all. These leaders are expanding access to healthcare, writing healthcare policy, scaling companies, and moving technology from bench to bedside.
The Australian Centre for Value-Based Health Care Awards Program recognises achievements in transforming the Australian system for VBHC, highlighting initiatives that redefine healthcare around the outcomes that matter to people and communities for the cost of achieving those outcomes.
The Women Changing The World Awards presented by Dr. Tererai Trent were designed to celebrate, support and inspire women and companies supporting women to unlock their true potential and be the positive, healing change that the world is waiting for. These awards focus specifically on changing the world through enabling equality for women and giving women a voice so that the women of the world, together with men can co-create the future.
N.B: Please keep in mind that awards programs regularly shift their dates. New awards programs open up regularly. Established awards programs can cease running with little notice. While we endeavour to keep this list as up-to-date as possible, we can’t guarantee 100% accuracy.