Exceptional Contribution Award

Awards submissions now closed. 

About the Exceptional Contributions Award

This award recognises an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to mental health service delivery and acknowledges a remarkable accomplishment in the unfolding story of Mental Health Service delivery in Australia and New Zealand.

The first Exceptional Contribution Award was awarded in 1994 to Ms Robyn Byers from New Zealand at TheMHS Conference in Melbourne. The second winner, in 1995, was Professor Patrick McGorry AO, Australia. Other winners in the award’s prestigious history can be found here.

Eligibility and Criteria

Please download the Award Information PDF for further information about applying for this category of Award, including, rules, eligibility and entry guidelines.

Key Dates

  • Service & Program, Research and
    Exceptional Contribution Awards Open         22nd March 2021
  • Wellbeing in the Workplace Awards Open     22nd March 2021
  • Media Awards Open                                       29th March 2021
  • Service & Program, Research and
    Exceptional Contribution Awards Close          8th June 2021
  • Wellbeing in the Workplace Awards Close     8th June 2021
  • Media Awards Close                                       29th June 2021
  • Awards Ceremony                                        TBC

Ready to Apply? 

Once you have submitted your application, you will be unable to edit your application at all, so ensure you have uploaded all documentation correctly prior to submitting your application.