Finalists will be notified and announced during Mental Health Week 2021 and featured on this page . Good luck to all our nominees and see you at the Awards Gala in November!

Minister's Award presented by Minister for Mental Health The Hon. Stephen Dawson
For an  'All Star' and their overall outstanding contribution to mental health in WA. 
The Minister’s Award recognises someone who has displayed best practice at every level, a true dedication to service in the mental health sector in the 2020 calendar year and proven to hold an all-round skills set to benefit the outcomes for people living with mental health challenges in our community, including their families and carers. This award is open to any professional, employee, leader, volunteer, advocate, person with lived experience or maybe all of the above!

News Media Award presented by the Western Australian Association for Mental Health 
For excellence in journalism and reporting on mental health.

Diversity Award presented by Lotterywest 
For an individual, organisation or group that embraces diversity and promotes inclusion, with an initiative that benefits a particular population group, i.e youth, CaLD, seniors, Aboriginal, LGBTI.

Innovation for Change Award presented by Youth Focus
For outstanding innovation driving change for better mental health.

Mental Health Employee Excellence or Volunteer Award presented by Act-Belong-Commit
For outstanding contribution to mental health in WA by an individual employed or volunteering within the sector.

Prevention & Promotion Award presented by Lifeline WA
For outstanding contribution to prevention and/or promotion in mental health.

Mentally Healthy Education Award presented by the Commissioner for Children and Young People 
For educational institutions that encourage, support and promote good mental health for its students, staff and volunteers.

Mentally Healthy Workplace Award presented by Chamber of Minerals and Energy
For a workplace that encourages, supports and promotes good mental health for its staff.

Lived Experience Impact Inspiration Award present by the Western Australian Mental Health Commission 
For outstanding contribution to mental health in Western Australia by an individual who identifies as having a lived experience (consumer, carer or family member).