Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Award

This category is open to any individual or organisation that through the provision of culturally appropriate mental health related services, programs, projects or initiatives demonstrates a commitment to improving the life of Queenslanders who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) and living with mental illness, and by promoting social inclusion and participation.


1. Enhances the quality of life, supports and/or services for people who live with mental illness from CALD backgrounds

2. Demonstrates effective collaboration and consultation with consumers, their family and/or carers and other relevant agencies to minimize isolation and create pathways for community integration

3. Delivers culturally focused services to people who live with mental illness from CALD backgrounds

4. Demonstrates qualities of leadership, vision and innovation