Winners of the 2018 Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards standing together on a stage.

The Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of individuals, groups and organisations working tirelessly to reduce stigma and support and empower those living with mental illness. Anyone who works to improve mental health can nominate for an award. 

There are 10 award categories, and winners receive an engraved trophy and framed certificate. The categories include nomination areas specific to not-for-profits, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, early years, and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, amongst others.

The overall winner recieves the Earle Duus overarching award, which includes a $4,000 prize to continue their great work in the mental health sector.

Nominations are now open for the Queensland Mental Health Week Achievement Awards until Monday 2 September 2019. To find out more or nominate, please visit the Open Minds website.

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