Impact awards

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

About the winners

A story worth celebrating...

These awards celebrate HACS workers with a story worth celebrating.

Download the event program

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 open: 17 July -midnight 3 November 2020

Finalists announced: 19 January 2021

Winners announced: 24 February 2021

 

 

 

 

Nominations are closed

2021 finalists were announced 19 January and our winners were announced 24 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.

 

 

Key dates

Nominations open: 17 July -midnight 3 November 2020

Finalists announced: 19 January 2021

Winners announced: 24 February 2021

 

 

Recognition

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

Terms and conditions

Acknowledgement

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.