Jaydon Adams Memorial Award 2019


The Jaydon Adams Memorial award is presented each year at the Ochre Day Men’s Health Conference.

The award is designed to recognise a dedicated young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander male employed in the Aboriginal health sector.

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for the Jaydon Adams Memorial Award 2019, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • be a young male, age 30 years or under and of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • currently work either in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, Aboriginal Medical Service, Alcohol and Other Drugs Service or in social and emotional wellbeing services from across urban, regional/rural and remote Australia
  • be nominated by a supervisor and supported or endorsed by the current CEO of the organisation.

Selection Process

Applications for the Jaydon Adams Memorial Award will be assessed by the selection panel against the following criteria:

  • contribution towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples health and wellbeing – demonstrated exceptional client service and have achieved outstanding results, that have a significant and positive impact on the lives of Aboriginal Australians
  • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health issues affecting these cultures in Australian society
  • demonstrated ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • the applicants’ merit in comparison with other candidates.

If you know a young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander male employed in the Aboriginal health sector that fits the criteria above, please send through your nominations through the link below. 

Nominate Here

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