2022 State Finalists - Championing Health

Working towards better health for all

Get to know the businesses focusing on innovative solutions and improving health outcomes for every Australian.

Championing Health Finalists by state

Australian Capital Territory

Accelerate Physiotherapy

ACT Finalist

Canberra's Accelerate Physiotherapy strives to provide clients with the best physiotherapy experience possible through manual therapy, carefully planned rehabilitation and education

Capital Chemist Chisholm

ACT Finalist

Capital Chemist Chisholm has been committed to providing excellent health care to its community for over 30 years. Offering professional advice, products and services extending beyond the traditional, Capital Chemist delivers a wide range of outstanding health services to make a real contribution to community health and wellbeing.


ACT Finalist

Elysium Studio Pilates is a sophisticated boutique pilates and movement therapy studio founded by pilates instructor and myofascial movement practitioner Elyse MacDonald in 2016.


ACT Finalist

An independent Australian beer company, Heaps Normal brews great-tasting non-alcoholic beer as part of a global movement trading the standard drink for a new drink standard.

NatureArt Lab

ACT Finalist

NatureArt Lab is a natural science art and illustration organisation. It promotes greater community engagement in the natural world via nature-art immersion tours, environmental advocacy and citizen science.

The Rehabilitation Specialists

ACT Winner

The Rehabilitation Specialists is a team of passionate allied health professionals providing accessible NDIS and tailored services in NSW and the ACT in addition to telehealth services nationwide.


New South Wales

Advance Rehab Centre

NSW Finalist

Advance Rehab Centre is a neurological rehabilitation service with a difference. The Centre’s multidisciplinary team uses an evidence-based approach to improve life for people with injuries or conditions affecting the brain.


NSW Finalist

Consentic empowers patients to make informed choices. Founded by Dr. Rebecca Saunderson, this digital platform uses quick videos and explainers to teach patients about healthcare and streamline the process for clinicians.


NSW Finalist

Set up by Dr. Adrian Cohen, Headsafe produced a brain scanner that fits in a briefcase: Nurochek. This lightweight, inexpensive device means doctors can perform brain scans anywhere and view the results on a smartphone.


NSW Winner

Hospital Products Australia believes and specialises in integrating technology into healthcare environments. This enhances workflow efficiencies and frees up healthcare professionals to focus on caring for their patients.

Sound Expression

NSW Finalist

Sound Expression offers music therapy services and lessons to children and adults with a disability. Its passionate music therapists help people with a disability reach their full potential and fill every day with magic.


NSW Finalist

Suremploy provides online screenings of job applicants. Its AI takes physical, psychometric and behavioural assessments, then uses these to create in-depth profiles, helping businesses recruit suitable people.

Northern Territory


NT Winner

Founded by Beth Taylor in 2008, Territory Hands is the Top End's only practice exclusively treating hand and upper limb injuries. Staff go out of their way to do more than just the necessary for clients, they do the exemplary.




QLD Finalist

Akadia provides education and nursing support to the aged care and disability sectors. As a registered training organisation, it also trains the next generation of carers to attend to the complex needs of their clients.


QLD Finalist

Founded in 2012 by brothers Jamie and Bobby Montesalvo, AlphaFit manufactures and supplies 100% Australian made gym equipment. It offers unmatched value and tailored solutions that are fit for purpose.

Fuel Your Life

QLD Winner

Fuel Your Life is a dietetics company that want you to have your cake and eat it too. The team takes a result-driven, tailor-made approach to provide targeted nutrition strategies fit for every lifestyle.


QLD Finalist

Go2 Health is a multi-modality clinic making good health accessible for everyone – especially Veterans. It runs Go2 Veterans, a program for ex-military wellness, ensuring they are noticed and acknowledged for their service.


QLD Finalist

Located on the idyllic Sunshine Coast, Lavender Co. lifts the standards of disability care in Australia by providing personalised support and short-term 'home away from home' accommodation for those with special needs.

Wellness Embodied

QLD Finalist

In 2017, physiotherapist Suzanne Rath founded Wellness Embodied, her ideal boutique physiotherapy and allied health practice in Cairns and Cooktown. The clinic honours each client’s individuality and unique healing journey.


South Australia


SA Finalist

Better Self Psychology is looking out for the mental health of Australia’s young people. Its team of dedicated health professionals is on a mission to build authentic client relationships that destigmatise seeking help.

Clinic Mastery

SA Winner

Serving clinics in 10 countries, Clinic Mastery is a business education company for allied health professionals, helping clinic owners innovate to grow and amplify their impact by transforming client experience.

Lift Cancer Care Services

SA Finalist

Conceived by CEO Lauren Whiting following a friend's cancer diagnosis, Lift Cancer Care Services provides patients and clinics with an evidence-based allied health treatment model to improve health outcomes nationwide.



Body Connect Exercise Physiology

TAS Finalist

Body Connect Exercise Physiology knows that no two health journeys are the same. Founded in 2020 by Dr. Katie-Jane Brickwood, it aims to provide professional, individualised group exercise sessions to the local community.

Martin's Eyecare

TAS Winner

Martin’s Eyecare sees optometry differently. Since 2009, it has provided bespoke eyecare services to the Glenorchy community and values classic eyewear that isn’t about a brand name, rather a true representation of wearer.

Youngtown Pharmacy

TAS Finalist

Youngtown Pharmacy delivers traditional pharmaceutical care with a personal touch. This local pharmacy is committed to the healthcare needs of its community and delights in its unique offerings and high standard of care.



Be Fit Food

VIC Winner

Be Fit Food’s scientifically formulated nutrition programs give customers support and nutrient-rich food to sustain weight loss. This team of doctors and dietitians wants to change the health of Australia, one bite at a time.


VIC Finalist

Boobie Foods nurture and nourish mothers while they nurture and nourish their babies. The range includes Boobie Bikkies® and Boobie Brekkie® – all-natural, organic foods designed to support and nourish breastfeeding mothers.

Melbourne Pregnancy and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

VIC Finalist

Founded in 2017 by Rebecca Liberatore and Karina Coffey, Melbourne Pregnancy and Pelvic Physio provides specialised physiotherapy to make sure nobody with pain or pelvic floor dysfunction is suffering in silence.


VIC Finalist

The Paw Grocer is a premium pet treat company. With a focus on health and wellness, the 100% Australian owned company provides a range of freeze dried and human grade treats loved by both cats and dogs.


Western Australia

Armed For Life

WA Finalist

Armed For Life is a social enterprise helping children, teenagers and adults develop resilience and improve their mental health and wellbeing. The organisation runs workshops and programs to educate and build vital skills.

Building Friendships

WA Finalist

Building Friendships is a unique social and community program giving people living with disabilities the opportunity to socialise with groups of peers, in a safe inclusive environment.

Ear Science Institute Australia

National Winner

With one in six Australians having some form of hearing loss, Ear Science Institute Australia works to raise awareness and enhance the lives of those living with ear and hearing disorders through innovative treatments.

Mandurah Gynaecology Specialists

WA Finalist

Mandurah Gynaecology Specialists provide women-centred care. Its team provides a range of gynaecology services in a safe and welcoming environment, and is the only full female, full time, gynaecological clinic in the Peel region.

Perth Care + Companion Company

WA Finalist

Perth Care + Companion Company does aged care differently. It delivers understanding and nurturing care to support its clients’ needs and fills the gap in the services provided by traditional community care.


Think your business is ready to join our alumni?

Have a question?

Find answers to your frequently asked questions.

Contact us

Speak with our Awards Team and call 1800 AWARDS Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (AEDT).