Finalists were notified and announced on 10 October - World Mental Health Day and featured on this page - good luck to all our nominees at the Awards Gala!
News Media Award
For excellence in journalism and reporting on mental health.
ABC Drive Show
Rhianna Mitchell, Seven West Media
Rochelle Masters, 98.5FM
Rebecca Turner, ABC Perth
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.
Perth Inner City Youth Service
WACHS South West Mental Health, Glenda Humphries
Youth Involvement Council
Shire of Murray
Innovation for Change Award presented by Lotterywest
For outstanding innovation driving change for better mental health.
Aboriginal Males Healing Centre
Graylands Hospital / Cyrenian House AOD Partnership - Amy Wallace, Andrew Miller, Charl Van Wyk
Shire of Murray
Broome Recovery College
Employee Excellence Award presented by Eric Dillon Consulting
For outstanding contribution to mental health in WA by an individual employed or volunteering within the sector.
Dorte Dyrbye, Zonta House Refuge Association
Dr Anand Deshmukh, WA Country Health Service, Pilbara
Shivani Lala, Southern Cross Care
Kadi Turner, Kambalda West District High School
Prevention & Promotion Award presented by Lifeline
For outstanding contribution to prevention and/or promotion in mental health.
Mentally Healthy WA
For education institutions that encourage good mental health for its students, staff and volunteers.
Kalamunda Senior High School
Cooinda Primary School
Mentally Healthy Workplace Award presented by Chamber of Minerals and Energy
For a workplace that encourages good mental health for its staff.
Lifepath Psychology Consumer Impact Inspiration Award
For outstanding contribution to mental health in Western Australia by an individual who identifies as having a lived experience.