2018 Indigenous Allied Health Awards and Gala Dinner

A night of celebrating excellence and action – the Gala Dinner is the premier national networking event in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health.

It will feature the sixth annual National Indigenous Allied Health Awards, which recognises and celebrates the contribution of IAHA members to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Award Categories

IAHA Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded to an IAHA Full Member for long-standing commitment in their profession and in improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Sponsored By:

Indigenous Allied Health Australia

Future Leader in Indigenous Allied Health Award

The Future Leader in Indigenous Allied Health Award is awarded to an IAHA full member (student) who is currently enrolled in an entry-level allied health degree, that has demonstrated strong leadership capabilities. The award also recognises the awardees commitment to their studies while also being a role model for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Sponsored By:

Dietitians Association of Australia

Indigenous Allied Health Student Academic Achievement Award

The Indigenous Allied Health Student Academic Achievement Award is awarded to an IAHA full member student who has consistently demonstrated high academic progress throughout their allied health course and who has demonstrated a contribution to university life and/or community and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Sponsored By:

acdhs
 

 

Indigenous Allied Health Inspiration Award

The Allied Health Inspiration Award is awarded to IAHA full members who has demonstrated the ability to inspire others through their positive approach to their personal and professional allied health journeys – overcoming challenges and taking a strengths-based approach to success. The award also recognises the recipient’s commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Sponsored By:

Ngroo

Commitment to Indigenous Health Award

The Commitment to Indigenous Allied Health Award is awarded to an IAHA Associate Member who has demonstrated a commitment and contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through allied health, and, who has demonstrated cultural responsiveness in the delivery of services/programs/initiatives to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

 

Sponsored By:
Flinders University

Indigenous Allied Health Professional of the Year Award

The Allied Health Professional of the Year is awarded to an IAHA full member graduate who has worked in a relevant field for at least 5 years. The award recognises the recipients commitment, dedication and contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families /or communities within their profession.

 

Sponsored By:
Flinders University

Nominations Now Closed

 

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