Impact awards

The HESTA Impact Awards recognise people working in health and community services who are committed to creating a better future.

2021 Winners

A story worth celebrating...

These awards celebrate HACS workers with a story worth celebrating.

Read about last years winners

Awards Presentation

The inaugural awards were presented via broadcast on Wednesday 24 February 2021.

Meet the finalists and winners

Prizes

Winners will share a $30,000 prize pool.

Terms and conditions

Sustainable development goals

HESTA has adopted 7 of the United Nations’ framework of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to help frame our investment and advocacy. 

These 17 goals, adopted by over 150 countries including Australia, set an ambitious but inspiring task for the world: making measurable progress to end hunger, inequality and climate change by 2030.

 

Find more information about the UN SDGs here.

 

Key dates

Nominations closed

Finalists announced: 18 January 2022

Winners announced: 23 February 2022

 

 

 

Nominations now closed

Nominations are closed. The 2022 winners will be announced Wednesday 23 February.

Award categories

Team Innovation

Teams who have demonstrated a commitment to creating a better future by initiating or developing a service, system or process that is having a positive impact on society, the economy and/or our planet.

Eligibility criteria

Individual Distinction

Individuals who demonstrate a commitment to creating a better future by initiating or developing a service, system or process that is having a positive impact on society, the economy and/or our planet.

Eligibility criteria

Outstanding Organisation

Organisations that have demonstrated a commitment to creating a better future by initiating or developing a service, system or process that is having a positive impact on society, the economy and/or planet.

Eligibility criteria

Who can nominate?

Australia’s health and community services are leading the way -demonstrating commitment and inspiring others to create a better future for our communities.

These awards recognise the dedication and professionalism of those working in health and community services in Australia e.g. in nursing, midwifery, aged care, hospitals, community services, disability services, early childhood education & care or allied health settings.

Suitable nominees are those that go above and beyond the everyday demands of their role.

Recognition

Every person, team or organisation nominated will receive a certificate in recognition of their contributions.

Terms and conditions

Acknowledgement

2021 winners were announced Wednesday 24 February.

About the winners

REWARD

Winners will share a $30,000 prize pool.

Terms and conditions

HESTA Impact Awards

Watch the recording below to relive the excitement of the 2021 broadcast.