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Recognition Awards

Recognition Awards

Each year LiverWELL recognises individuals and organisations who have made outstanding contributions to the lives of those who are living with viral hepatitis and liver disease. We are now seeking nominations for the 2022 Recognition Awards.

Nominations for the Awards are assessed by an independent selection panel and endorsed by the Board of LiverWELL. Award winners will be announced at the LiverWELL Annual General Meeting on 18 October 2022.

Please submit your nomination here.

Nominations close on Thursday 1 September 2022 at 11.59pm.

Mark Farmer Award

The Mark Farmer Memorial Award, honouring former Hepatitis Victoria Board Member Mark Farmer. It recognises individuals who have

  • Shared their knowledge and experience to help others in the community.
  • Increased community knowledge and understanding of hepatitis; and
  • Demonstrated the positive use of self-management principles in their daily life.

Organisational Collaboration Award

The Organisational Collaboration Recognition Award recognises organisations that have:

  • Made a significant contribution to reducing the burden of viral hepatitis or liver disease in Victoria, and/or to maximising the well-being of those living with viral hepatitis or liver disease;
  • Make adaptions that allow their organisation to respond to viral hepatitis or liver disease in an effective and innovative manner; and
  • Worked collaboratively with LiverWELL.

Individual Contribution Award

The Individual Contribution Recognition Award  recognises individuals who have

  • Made a significant contribution to reducing the burden of viral hepatitis or liver disease in Victoria and/or maximising the well-being of those living with viral hepatitis or liver disease;
  • Inspired others to similarly contribute to the response in the community; and
  • Worked collaboratively with LiverWELL.

Past Award Winners

Mark Farmer Award

2021 – Jules Cassidy
2020 – Kamarra Bell-Wykes
2019 – Uncle Jack Charles
2018 – Andree Dolby
2017 – Pam Wood
2016 – Jane Little
2015 – Nafisa Yussf
2014 – Ross Williams
2013 – Karen Jehn
2012 – Ron Briggs
2011 – Melissa Virtue
2010 – Marilyn Bourne

Organisational Collaboration Award

2021 – SK Media Inc.
2020 – Statewide Hepatitis Program
2019 – Forensicare Thomas Embling Hospital
2018 – Dr Yue Gaung Baey
2017 – North Western Primary Health Network
2016 – City of Greater Dandenong
2015 – cohealth

Individual Contribution Award

2021 – Dr David Hiep Phan and Associate Professor Paul Gow
2020 – Alisa Pedrana
2019 – Marion Lau
2018 – Dr David Iser
2017 – Jacquie Richmond and Peter Higgs
2016 – Ben Cowrie

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