Individual Distinction

Who is eligible?

Nominations must be an individual currently working in primary health care in Australia and the nominations will be judged on the nominee’s achievements one of three key areas.

Nomination criteria

Nominations must demonstrate one of the following:

  • Subcategory 1: Original creative and innovative vision - demonstrates progress towards the achievement of a vision for the future of Australian health care that is original, creative and innovative, and which will ultimately lead to better patient and/or community health care outcomes
  • Subcategory 2: Delivery of a positive outcome in service provision/patient care - delivery of a positive outcome in service provision or patient care in the face of adversity or other challenges
  • Subcategory 3: Exceeding expectations of role - performed an outstanding act of kindness, understanding, compassion, or courage that goes beyond the expectations of their role/position in primary health care.

Nominators must ensure that the act/achievements described in the nomination has taken place between 1 July 2013 and 31 August 2015 to be eligible.