you're all amazing

Health and community services is full of ordinary people doing extraordinary things, day in, day out, across Australia. That's why we created the HESTA Awards Program.




Recent award winners

Midwife of the Year

Tracey Stephens was recognised for improving maternity and health care outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and babies at Monash Health Clayton.

Read Tracey's story

Nurse of the Year

Professor Kate Curtis was recognised for her work as a trauma nurse tirelessly advocating to reduce the impact of trauma injuries on patients and improve emergency hospital care across Australia.

Read Kate's story

Team Excellence

The INSPIRED Team won the Team Excellence award for developing, trialling and testing a new integrated model of palliative care delivery for aged care residents requiring end-of-life care.

Read their story