01.07.19 / 2019 VicHealth Awards / Nominations Open!

Nominations for the 2019 VicHealth Awards are now open!

Victorians and their communities want to live longer, happier and healthier lives – and there’s amazing work happening right across Victoria making this happen. If you or your organisation are working to create a healthier Victoria, VicHealth wants to hear from you!

The VicHealth Awards are the perfect way to:

  • Raise awareness of your initiative and what it’s achieved
  • Celebrate and recognise the amazing work of your team and volunteers
  • Share what you did and what you’ve learnt so more people can benefit from your insights.


2019 highlights:

  • There are 11 categories to choose from, including the new Improving the health and wellbeing of young Victorians category
  • A user-friendly nomination process and simplified assessment criteria
  • Awards webinar - http://bit.ly/VHAwardsWebinar. It’s filled with examples of past nominations, and tips and advice to help you make your nomination shine
  • Finalists will be invited to the Awards Ceremony and Finalist Celebration on 3 December
  • Non-finalists will receive personalised written feedback on their nomination from our independent assessors.


Both stand-alone initiatives and suites of work that have led to, and are still resulting in health and wellbeing gains are encouraged to enter.

Some important details and links

Visit www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/awards for all details about the 11 categories, assessment criteria and how to nominate.

Key dates

  • Monday 1 July – Nominations open
  • Friday 9 August - Nomination close
  • Early November – Finalists announced
  • Tuesday 3 December – VicHealth Awards Ceremony and Finalist Celebration


If you’re part of the movement of promoting health make sure you don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate your work!

Yours sincerely

Dr Lyn Roberts

Acting CEO, VicHealth

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