Call for nominations: 2021 HESTA Awards

HESTA is calling for nominations of dedicated professionals working in disability and community services in Australia for the 2021 HESTA Excellence Awards.

With a $60,000 prize pool up for grabs, the national Awards celebrate professionals from the four sectors who are going above and beyond the everyday high-quality care they provide to achieve outstanding health outcomes for Australians.

HESTA CEO Debby Blakey said the ongoing battle with COVID has demonstrated the critical importance of allied health, disability services, aged care and community services professionals in protecting and supporting their communities, as well as to our economic recovery.

“These amazing professionals are supporting Australians to stay healthy and well, and our economy to remain resilient and productive. They’ve often delivered the very highest standards of care in the most challenging of circumstances,” Ms Blakey said.

Finalists will be announced on 27 July 2021 and winners revealed at the Awards ceremony in Sydney on 25 August 2021, subject to COVID safety restrictions.

For more information or to submit a nomination, visit