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Awards and recognition

A collection of award trophies.

The contribution by Dementia Australia and the people and organisations we have worked closely with on many varied projects, over many years, has been recognised in awards covering education, person-centred care, advocacy, empowering consumers, diversity, fundraising, technology innovations, branding design, public relations and, transparency and accountability in annual reporting.

Please note from 18 October 2017 the federated states and territory bodies of Alzheimer's Australia unified to become one national organisation - Dementia Australia.

2023 Awards

Winner
Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), National iAwards
Category: Community/not-for-profit
Entry: BrainTrack, Dementia Australia with Deakin University’s Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A²I²)

Winner
Simulation Australasia Awards 
Category: Project Innovation Award
Entry: Talk with Ted

Shortlisted
Future of Ageing Awards 
Category: Technology - Health & Wellbeing
Entry: BrainTrack, Dementia Australia with Deakin University’s Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A²I²)

Shortlisted
Future of Ageing Awards 
Category: Community Engagement
Entry: Expanding the National Dementia Helpline

2022 Awards

Winner
Future of Ageing Awards
Category: Technology – Business
Entry: Ask Annie, Dementia Australia

Winner
Future of Ageing Awards
Category: Dementia Care
Entry: Talk with Ted, Dementia Australia

Highly Commended
Future of Ageing Awards
Category: Community Engagement
Entry: Creative Dementia Workshops, Dementia Australia

Semi Finalist
Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards
Category: Healthy Tasmania Health and Wellbeing Award
Entry: Here we are community group, nominated by Dementia Australia

Winner
International PRNEWS Nonprofit Awards
Category: Advocacy Campaign and Lobbying Efforts
Entry: Securing a $229.4 million commitment to dementia in Australia

Winner
International PRNEWS Nonprofit Awards
Category: PR on a Shoestring Budget
Entry: Dementia Australia Library promotion campaign

Honourable mention
International PRNEWS Nonprofit Awards
Category: Event PR
Entry: Memory Walk & Jog, Dementia Australia

Winner
Queensland Day Awards
Category: Community Champion Award
Entry: Juanita Hughes, Dementia Advocate, nominated by Dementia Australia

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Last updated
17 November 2023