This award recognises primary health care workers who have displayed a vision for the future, have delivered positive outcomes and have gone beyond the expectations of their role.Eligibility criteria
This award acknowledges the achievements of primary health care teams that have demonstrated innovation by way of a collaborative and inclusive approach to their work.Eligibility criteria
Who can nominate?
Australia’s primary health care services are the first we turn to when we are sick or injured.
These awards recognise the dedication and professionalism of those working in primary health care including health educators, medical practice managers, rehabilitation professionals, physiotherapists, osteopaths, dentists, pharmacists, GPs and other related therapists.
Patients, carers, colleagues, and primary health care workers can nominate themselves or a special individual or team who has made a real difference to the lives of patients or to the quality of a service.
Everyone involved in every stage of the delivery of care can enter or be nominated.
Don Palmer of the Malpa Project was named the Individual Distinction Award winner for an initiative that trains Indigenous children to be health ambassadors in their communities.Read Don's story
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