STAAR Awards 2019

Award Presentations

Nominations for the 2019 STAAR Awards (Strategy to Action Awards Recognition) are now open. These awards are a joint initiative of the No More Harm National Conference and the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association.

Nominations are a way to highlight, recognise and reward those individuals and organisations for the work they continue to do that change people’s lives. You are eligible to nominate multiple individuals or organisations in each category.

Nominations close

1 February 2019


Education and Academia


Interpersonal, Social and Community



The STAAR awards will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Strategy – the why -purpose and process to initiate the work
  • Process and Planning – consultation process, stakeholders involved
  • Best Practice – what was this modelled on and how was it implemented
  • Benefits – who benefits from the program or initiative
  • Innovation – delivery in terms of economic and social outcomes
  • Outcomes / Successes – what was put in place to measure the outcomes and successes

What do winners receive?

  • An engraved award with your full name, organisation and awards category
  • Framed certificate
  • Recognition at the Awards Presentation Ceremony
  • Exclusive discounted registration rate of $699.00 to attend the full conference (save $200).

The winner or a representative from the organisation is required to attend the Ceremony and accept the award otherwise the award will be forfeited.