AGPAL & QIP Excellence Awards winners announced

AGPAL and QIP are excited to announce the AGPAL & QIP Excellence Awards Finalists, Highly Commended and Excellence Winners, recognised for outstanding achievements during the period 30 June 2015 – 31 December 2017.

We were delighted to have received a large volume of high calibre nominations from around the nation, which were judged by a panel of industry experts. We would like to thank all of the practices, health services and organisations who nominated, taking the time to submit their entries against our award criteria.

With six award categories open for nominations, our judging panel were wowed by the numerous stories of team work, innovation, safety and quality, and quality improvement initiatives. We thank everyone who took the time to submit a nomination.

The Excellence Winner and Highly Commended Recipient for each category were announced at the AGPAL &  QIP 2018 Conference Gala Dinner ‘Celebrate Quality’, held on Friday 18 May 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne.

Please join us in congratulating each of the AGPAL and QIP award Finalists, Highly Commended and Excellence Winners listed below.

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AGPAL Chair General Practice of the Year Award

Hunters Hill Medical Practice, New South Wales - Excellence Winner

Mackay GP Superclinic, Queensland - Highly Commended

Collins Street Medical Centre, Victoria

Glenrock Country Practice, New South Wales

Wellness on Wellington, Victoria


 AGPAL Aboriginal Medical Service of the Year Award

Townsville Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Health Services (TAIHS), Queensland - Excellence Winner

Nidjalla Waangan Mia, Western Australia - Highly Commended

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) Brisbane, Queensland

Awabakal Medical Service, New South Wales

Ngaanyatjarra Health Service, Northern Territory


AGPAL Rural and Remote General Practice of the Year Award

Gisborne Medical Centre, Victoria - Excellence Winner

Swift Street Medical Centre, New South Wales - Highly Commended

Campaspe Family Practice, Victoria

Bellingen Healing Centre, New South Wales

Murray Bridge Day and Night Surgery, South Australia


AGPAL Small General Practice of the Year Award

Medicrew Buderim, Queensland - Excellence Winner

RichmondPRA - headspace Bankstown, New South Wales - Highly Commended

Glenmoy Medical Centre, Western Australia

One Point Medical, Victoria

Surrey Street Family Clinic, Victoria


QIP Chair Health Service of the Year Award

Qscan Radiology, Queensland - Excellence Winner

Torres and Cape Hospital Health Service, Queensland - Highly Commended

Attune Hearing, Queensland

MyPhysioSA, South Australia

Riverstone Family Dental, New South Wales


QIP Chair Community Organisation of the Year Award Finalists

Drug and Alcohol Services Australia (SA), South Australia - Excellence Winner

Lifeview Residential Care, Victoria - Highly Commended

Alcohol and Drug Foundation NSW (Kathleen York House), New South Wales

The Benevolent Society's Centre for Women's, Children's and Family Health, New South Wales

Family Access Network (FAN), Victoria

Due to the large volume and varied submissions made within our QIP Community Organisation of the Year Award, our judging panel created an additional award category in recognition of diversity as the work being undertaken by these two organisations stood-out as making significant differences to their consumers, staff and members of their local community.

QIP Chair Diversity Award

Lifeview Residential Care, Victoria - Excellence Winner

Family Access Network (FAN), Victoria - Highly Commended


A special thank you to all who attended the Gala Dinner and Excellence Awards in celebration and acknowledgement of these hardworking teams; an evening full of excitement, 21st birthday celebrations and great entertainment!