National Awards

IAHA National Awards 2016

The purpose of the IAHA National Indigenous Allied Health Awards is to recognise the contribution of IAHA members to their profession and/or improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The IAHA National Indigenous Allied Health Awards showcase the outstanding achievements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health and provides identifiable allied health role models to inspire all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to consider and pursue a career in allied health.

The 2017 IAHA National Indigenous Allied Health Awards will be held on Tuesday 28 November 2017 at the Rendezvous Hotel Scarborough, Perth during the IAHA 2017 National Conference, where winners will be announced at a gala dinner.

There are 6 categories of IAHA National Allied Health Awards

Future Leader in Indigenous Allied Health Award

Sponsored By:

The Lowitja Institute

Prize: $1000

Selection Criteria

  • Current IAHA Full Member (Student)
  • Currently enrolled in an entry level allied health degree
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities - family, community, university, employment, volunteer work
  • Demonstrates commitment to their studies and leadership journey particularly a future in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing
  • Evidence of being an inspirational role model for other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Indigenous Allied Health Student Academic Achievement Award

Sponsored By:

MICRRH-JCU

 

Prize: $1000

Selection Criteria

  • Current IAHA Full Member (Student)
  • Currently completing their two final years of an entry level allied health course
  • Demonstrated consistently high academic progress throughout their allied health course
  • Demonstrated contribution to university life and/or community and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Evidence of being an inspirational role model for other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Indigenous Allied Health Professional of the Year Award

Sponsored By:

HESTA - An Industry Superfund

Prize: $1000

Selection Criteria

  • Current IAHA Full Member (Graduate)
  • Has graduated from an entry level allied health degree and has worked in a relevant field for at least 5 years.
  • Demonstrated commitment, dedication and contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals, families /or communities within their profession
  • Evidence of being an inspirational role model for other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Allied Health Inspiration Award

Sponsored By:

HESTA - An Industry Superfund


Prize: $1000

Selection Criteria

  • Current IAHA Full Member (Graduate or Student)
  • Demonstrated 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
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Evidence of being an inspirational role model for other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Commitment to Indigenous Health Award

Sponsored By:

HESTA - An Industry Superfund

Prize: $1000

Selection Criteria

  • Current IAHA Associate Member (Individual or Corporate)
  • Demonstrated commitment and contribution to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through allied health
  • Demonstrated cultural responsiveness in the delivery of services/programs/initiatives to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Evidence of being an inspirational role model for other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
IAHA Life Time Achievement Award

Sponsored By:
 Indigenous Allied Health Australia

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.

Selection Criteria

As determined by the Board

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