The Judging Process
TheMHS Awards program is a peer review process, based on information supplied in the written entry.
Read about the judging process here.
Award Judging Panels
The Awards judging panel has always been selected with a broad spectrum of professional, discipline and service backgrounds, including consumers and carers, across Australasia
TheMHS Awards Judging Panels are responsible for reviewing all award submissions and deciding on the winners in collaboration with the Awards Coordinator.
The Service and Program Award Judging Panels are made up of representatives from across a wide range of Mental Health related fields including consumer workers, academics and researchers, psychiatrists, program coordinators and health workers, to name a few.
The Media Awards Judging Panels are comprised of a mix of communication and media professionals, and mental health experts.
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Long-standing funding has been received from both the Australian Government (since 1993 through the Department of Health) and the New Zealand Government (since 1995 through the Ministry of Health). This financial support for The Mental Health Service (TheMHS) Awards of Australia and New Zealand is greatly appreciated.
This support enables winners to receive assistance to attend TheMHS Conference and TheMHS Awards Presentation ceremony as well as their awards certificates.