Improving health in WA

WA Health Excellence Awards 2018

The WA Health Excellence Awards will be held at a gala dinner in Perth on 8 November 2018. These Awards recognise innovation and excellence in service delivery across eight project categories, and other individual awards.

The winners highlight the outstanding work taking place throughout the WA health system.

Special categories

Special category awards are now open.

  • Mental Health Commissioner's Award for Mental Health and Wellbeing (new in 2018)
  • Jill Porteous Memorial Award
  • Minister for Health's Award. 

Project categories

Project/team awards are now closed. 


Each project category is judged by a panel of three independent statewide health industry experts. All decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

The Department of Health’s Communications Directorate is the organiser of the WA Health Excellence Awards and is not involved in the judging process.


Principal sponsor

  HESTA logo

Health Excellence sponsor

 St John of God logo – Small version

Category Sponsors

Category 1

Managing resources efficiently and effectively

AIMWA logo

Category 2

Engaging with consumers, carers and the community

Curtin University logo

Category 3

Achieving better outcomes for Aboriginal people

Category 4

Developing sustainable solutions for out-of-hospital healthcare

Silver Chain logo

Category 5

Overcoming inequities

WA Primary Health Alliance logo

Category 6

Improving safety and quality

Allscripts logo

Category 7

Promotion of preventative health

Logo: Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Category 8

Excellence in Policy Development

UWA logo

More information

Awards Manager
Phone: 9222 6425

Produced by

Communications Directorate