2018 ACSA Aged Care Awards NSW/ACT finalists announced

We are pleased to announce the finalists in all award categories for the 2018 ACSA Aged Care Awards NSW/ACT.

27 Jun 2018

All award nominees’ applications have been through a judging process to determine who will be the successful individual or organisation to represent NSW/ACT at the 2018 ACSA National Aged Care Awards.   

The winners for each category will be announced at the awards dinner at Doltone House – Hyde Park on Thursday 26 July from 6.30pm – 10.30pm. This event is proudly sponsored by HESTA. All winning individuals and organisations will represent NSW/ACT at the National Awards, to be held in September at the ACSA National Summit in Sydney.

Please click here to view the photos from the evening (please note that this will open in Facebook).


Employee of the Year
Recognises the dedication and contribution of an individual employee in the delivery of services to older people.

  • Chris Giles, Anglican Care

  • David Macdonald, Warrigal

  • Todd Southourne, Mackellar Care Services


Aged Care Provider of the Year – sponsored by Epicor
Recognises a provider who demonstrates outstanding leadership, management, workforce culture, innovation, communication and general excellence to the sector.

  • Anglican Care

  • Catholic Healthcare

  • Mission Australia

  • Warrigal


Innovation in Service or Design Award – sponsored by PerformHR
Recognises a program, project or initiative that shows originality to improve the lives of older Australians.

  • 3Bridges Community

  • Feros Care

  • Warrigal


Volunteer of the Year  - sponsored by Holman Webb
Recognition for an individual who exemplified the tireless generosity of volunteers in caring for and supporting older people and their carers.

  • Alan Doak, Merton Living

  • Brian O'Rielly, Presbyterian Aged Care NSW & ACT

  • Kim Johnson, Merton Living

  • Mary Slater, Warrigal


Lifetime of Achievement Award – sponsored by i.ON my
This award recognises an individual who has worked in the delivery of services to older people for a minimum of 10 years, celebrating their outstanding achievements and contribution to the betterment of the aged care industry.

  • Jennie Hewitt, Feros Care

  • John Kilpatrick AM, Anglican Care

  • Norm Rowland, Warrigal

  • Ruth Peacock, NovaCare Community Services Ltd


Trainee of the Year – sponsored by Mirus

This award recognises the outstanding achievements of an employee who is studying and working towards a qualification in the aged care sector.

  • Justin Law, Mackellar Care Services

  • Kodey Wicks, Bathurst Seymour Centre


The awards presentation evening promises to be a fun night of celebrating the excellent work and successes of your colleagues in the NSW/ACT aged care community. 

Tickets are $130 per person and $1200 per table of 10 for members, or $170 per person and $1600 per table of 10 for non-members. The ticket price includes a three-course meal, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and light entertainment.

Please contact Kiki.Edlund@acsa.asn.au to book a ticket or click here to find out more.