ACT Mental Health Month Awards 2022 winners

Mentally Healthy Community Award: 

  • Organisation: Wellcare

  • Individual: Matt Breen

Innovated Person-centred Supports Award: Lisa Anderson

Research Evaluation Award: OzHelp Foundation Health in Gear Program

Mental Health Carer Award: Marie Johnson

Community Connection through Recovery Award: Millie Corin

Leadership through Lived Experience Award: Joey Brogden

David Perrin Award*: Liam Adams 

Lived Experience Ally Recognition Award (LEARA)*: Tim Daly

MHCC ACT Training Scholarships:

  • A Gender Agenda

  • Mental Health Foundation (ACT) 

  • Dalai Byambasuren

ACT Mental Health Consumer Network Consumer Scholarship*: Felicity Maher

Rufus Scholarship*: Elise Mariee Crouch

*These awards and scholarships are provided by the ACT Mental Health Consumer Network.

Download the 2022 Awards booklet for details of all nominees.

The 2022 Award recipients also received gourmet hampers as a kind donation from Gourmet By Design.

ACT Mental Health Month Awards 2021 winners

Mentally Healthy Community Award

  • Organisation: ANU Thrive 

  • Individual: Dr. Shamaruh Mirza, Sitara’s Story 

  • Highly Commended: Frank Arsego, OzHelp 

Enhancing the lives of individuals, families and carers Award: New Horizons, Marymead 

Innovated person-centred valued supports Award

  • Organisation: Mental Health Foundation (ACT) and ACT Health 

  • Individual: Nicole Heinzmann, Woden Community Services  

Leadership through Lived Experience Award: Consumer - Jennifer Nixon 

David Perrin Award*: November Marmion 

ACT Mental Health Consumer Network Consumer Scholarship*: Steven Effield 

Rufus Scholarship*: Dominique Mandziy 

*These awards and scholarships are provided by the ACT Mental Health Consumer Network.

Download the 2021 Awards booklet for details of all nominees.