The AIPN National Executive calls for nominations for the 13th Australian Injury Prevention Network Awards, which will be awarded at this year’s AIPN Conference in Ballarat, 13-15 November 2017.

There are four award categories to acknowledge the diversity of contribution made to our field:

  • Achievement in Research in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion
  • Pam Albany Memorial – Contribution to Policy in Injury Prevention and Safety
  • Achievement in Practice in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion
  • Special Award for Sustained Achievement in Injury Prevention

Nominations for these awards need to be made by AIPN members, either individuals or as staff of corporate members.

The awards recognises both AIPN and non AIPN members.

Selection criteria for all categories include excellence in communication skills, collaborative work, mentoring of junior colleagues, originality of contribution and overall contribution to injury prevention.

​To nominate yourself, or a colleague, simply complete the AIPN Award Nomination Form and return to the AIPN Secretariat

Nominations close 5pm, Friday 10 November 2017, and can be sent to secretariat@aipn.com.au.

Previous Award Recipients

2015:

• Award for Outstanding Contribution to the AIPN: Dr Sophie Pointer
• Award for Achievement in Research in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Professor James Harrison
• Award for Sustained Achievement in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Associate Professor Richard Franklin
• Pam Albany Memorial: Award for Contribution to Policy in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Dave Strachan

• Award for Contributions in Practice in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Associate Professor Tony Lower
• Award for Contributions in Policy in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Dr Erica Davison and Deb Costello

2013:

• Life Membership of the AIPN: Jan Shield
• Lifetime Contribution in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Emeritus Professor John Pearn
• Award for Achievement in Research in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Associate Professor Belinda Gabbe
• Award for Sustained Achievement in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Professor Rebecca Ivers
• Pam Albany Memorial: Award for Contribution to Policy in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Sue Wicks

2011:

• Award for Achievement in Research in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Professor Rod McClure
• AIPN Award for Sustained Achievement Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Professor Ann Williamson
• Award for Service to AIPN and Advocacy: Jessica Killian

2009:

• Award for Contribution to Policy in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Sophie Pointer
• Award for Sustained Achievement in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Mary Sheehan
• Award for Contribution to Practice in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Marilyn Lyford

2006:

• Award for Contribution to Practice in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Jan Shield
• Award for Contribution to Policy in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Erin Cassell
• Award for Achievement in Research in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Kathleen Clapham
• Award for Sustained Achievement in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Joan Ozanne-Smith

2004:

• Award for Contribution to Policy in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Kathryn McFarlane
• Award for Achievement in Research in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Ann Williamson

2003:

• Award for Contribution to Policy in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Dale Hanson
• Award for Achievement in Research in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Lesley Day
• Award for Sustained Achievement in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: James Harrison

2001:

• Award for Contribution to Practice in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Sharon Landers
• Award for Achievement in Research in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Mark Stevenson
• Award for Sustained Achievement in Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion: Victorian State Coroner Graeme Johnstone

Award Recipients 1997 – 2000 included:

• Jerry Moller
• Caroline Finch
• Mark Hennessy
• Pam Albany
• Mary Sexton
• Joan Ozanne-Smith
• Terry Hunter
• Lynne Galanti
• Moya White
• Henk Herberts
• Rebecca Peters