Individual Distinction

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.

Who is eligible?

Nominations must be for an individual currently working in primary health care in Australia.

Nominations will be judged on the nominee’s achievements in the following key areas:

  • the nominee demonstrates progress towards the achievement of a vision for the future of Australian health care that is original, creative and innovative, and which will ultimately lead to better patient or community health care outcomes
  • delivery of a positive outcome in service provision or patient care
  • the nominee exceeds expectations of their role in primary health care.

Nominators must ensure that the achievements described in the nomination have taken place between 1 June 2015 and 2 June 2017 to be eligible.