Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards
Open Minds are proud to be the host for the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards
What are the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards?
The Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards are an important part of Queensland Mental Health Week to recognise and celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and organisations working to reduce stigma and empower those living with mental illness. Open Minds has proudly hosted the Awards since 1996. There are 11 award categories, and all winners receive an engraved trophy and framed certificate. The overall winner receives the Earle Duus overarching award, which includes a $4000 cash prize to continue their work in the mental health sector.
When are the Awards presented?
How can I submit a nomination?
The Awards are presented each year at a ceremony in October, during Queensland Mental Health Week, and close to World Mental Health Day. The date for the 2024 Awards will be announced in early 2024.
NOMINATIONS CURRENTLY CLOSED
If you're thinking of submitting a nomination for the 2024 Awards, watch this space for us to announce when submissions open in early 2023. In the meantime, you can read about the achievements of the 2023 winners.
Our Award Categories
Early Years Award
Jeff Cheverton Individual Award
Jude Bugeja - Peer Experience Award
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Award
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Award
Not-For-Profit Organisation Award - SME (1-100 Staff)
Not-For-Profit Organisation Award - Large (101+ Staff)
Workplace Award - Community Wellbeing
Workplace Award - Employee Wellbeing
Earle Duus - Overarching Award
With thanks to the 2023 Award sponsors
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