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 recognise and celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and organisations working tirelessly to reduce stigma and support and empower those living with mental illness. There are 11 award categories, and winners receive an engraved trophy and framed certificate. The overall winner receives the Earle Duus overarching award, which includes a $4,000 prize to continue their great work in the mental health sector. 

When are the Awards presented?

The 2022 Awards will be presented at a ceremony in Brisbane on Friday 14th October 2022 - during Queensland Mental Health Week and close to World Mental Health Day. 

Tickets for the 2022 Awards are now on sale – Book Now

Meet your 2022 Finalists

Our panel of esteemed judges have concluded the scoring process and we’re delighted to reveal the finalists of the 2022 Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards. View the full list of finalists here

We are super excited to reveal the winners at the breakfast ceremony on Friday 14th October 2022 at The Greek Club, South Brisbane – and we would love for you to join us! Tickets are now on sale.

Our Award Categories

School Award

Early Years Award

Jeff Cheverton Individual Award

Jude Bugeja - Peer Experience Award

LGBTI Award

Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Award

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Award

Not-For-Profit Organisation Award - SME (1-100 Staff)

Not-For-Profit Organisation Award - SME (101+ Staff)

Workplace Award - SME (1-200 Staff)

Workplace Award - Large (201+ Staff)

Earle Duus - Overarching Award

Tickets for the 2022 Awards are now on sale.

We are super excited to reveal the winners at the breakfast ceremony on Friday 14th October 2022 at The Greek Club, South Brisbane – and we would love for you to join us!

Our 2022 Sponsors

Meet our esteemed panel of judges

Elijah Buol

Board Member, Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland (ECCQ)

Ellsa Gordon

Board Member, Multicap

Helen Glover

Director, enLightened Consultants

Sally McLeod

Project & Policy Officer, Queensland Mental Health Alliance

Aimee McVeigh

CEO, Queensland Council of Social Services

Fleur Ward

Manager, Strategy Planning and Partnership, Mental Health Alcohol and other Drugs Branch, Department of Health

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