TheMHS Awards Aim To:
- Promote the delivery of good mental health services
- Encourage consumer-focused services
- Recognise good practice
- Reward dedication and commitment to service delivery and increase staff morale
- Create “good news” stories about mental health issues and to decrease stigma
Prizes are awarded in each category. Winners receive Financial support to attend TheMHS Conference including travel, accommodation and a complimentary 3-day conference registration. Winners also receive recognition on our website, in the Conference eBook of Proceedings, the TheMHS Awards Booklet and the Online Resource Collection.
The Hon Greg Hunt, MP, Federal Minister for Health presented The Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand at TheMHS Conference on Wednesday 28 August 2019 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Thanking the 2019 Awards Ambassador
The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO
Quentin Bryce was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1988 and a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2003. Also in 2003, she was invested as a Dame of Grace of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem. On 25 March 2014, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that Ms Bryce had become a Dame in the Order of Australia.
Ms Bryce is Patron-in-Chief of SANE Australia.