2019 Australian Healthcare Week Excellence Awards & Dinner

27 March 2019, 6:00pm - 11pm

Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour

Enjoy a night filled with entertainment, drinks and dinner with your fellow Healthcare professionals!

At the close of Australian Healthcare Week 2019 Day 1, join over 400 attendees at the 2nd Annual Australian Healthcare Week Excellence Awards & Dinner to recognise those facilities, teams and individuals who are making the greatest contributions to our healthcare community.

Tickets for the AHW Excellence Awards Dinner are now sold out. For more information email us for more information.

All applications are judged by leading practitioners who have been selected for their experience across multiple industries and are exemplar members of the services delivery community.

*Please note: Attendance limited to government, healthcare, aged care providers and sponsors of the Australian Healthcare Week.*


2019 AHW Award Categories:

Award Nominations are now open! Entries Close Friday 22nd February 2019. The following categories will be judged by the 2019 Australian Healthcare Week Judging Panel:


Healthcare CEO Of The Year Award

Finalist: Jason Thomas, CEO, Toronto Private Hospital

Finalist:Shaun Drummond, CEO, Metro North Hospital and Health Service


Best Hospital Development Project Award

Finalist: St George Hospital Redevelopment

Finalist: South Adelaide Local Health Network


Aged Care CEO Of The Year Award

Sponsored by Paynter Dixon

Finalist: Jenni Allan, CEO, ADSSI Ltd.

Finalist: Norbert Walther, CEO, Enrich Living Services Pty Ltd

Finalist: Doreen Power, CEO, Lyndoch Living Inc.


Best Aged Care Facility Award

Sponsored by Hartmann

Finalist: Life Care Inc.

Finalist: RSL Care SA

Finalist: Diversitat Aged Support 

Finalist: Jacaranda Village

Finalist: mecwacare


Best Digital Transformation Project Award

Sponsored by Swisslog

Finalist: Wollongong Hospital, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District  

Finalist: Five Good Friends

Finalist: Grampians Rural Health Alliance, Ballarat Health Services 

Finalist: Alfred Health

Finalist:National Blood Authority (BloodNet Project)


Nurse/Midwife Of The Year Award

Brought to you by the Australian College of Nursing

Finalist: David Heath

Finalist: Kath Lynch

Finalist: Kate Willis and Rebecca Johnson 

Finalist: Leonie Rastas

Finalist: Christopher Patterson

The 2019 Judging Panel:

  • Yvonne McKinlay, Executive Director, Australian College of Nursing
  • Tobi Wilson, General Manager, Prince of Wales and Sydney Eye Hospitals
  • Wendy Waddell, Group Executive, Care and Commercial, Japara
  • John Papatheohari, Group Director Information Technology and Digital Transformation, Cabrini Health
  • Marcus Riley, Chief Executive Officer, BallyCara

For more information please email austhealthweekawards@iqpc.com.au

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