Nominations for the 2017 awards have now closed

The NT Nursing and Midfwifery Excellence Awards recognise outstanding nurses and midwives who go above and beyond to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of Territorians.

Award Criteria

Nominations for nurses and midwives are assessed against the following award criteria:

  • demonstrate exceptional practice
  • made significant contributions or achievements in 2016
  • display strong leadership or management in their chosen field
  • made important contributions over their career.

Award Categories

  • 1st Year Graduate Nurse/Midwife of the Year
  • Excellence in Aged, Disability and Residential Nursing
  • Excellence in Alcohol and Other Drugs Nursing
  • Excellence in Enrolled Nursing
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Education and/or Research
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Hospital Care
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Leadership
  • Excellence in Mental Health Nursing
  • Excellence in Midwifery
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Primary and Community Health
  • Excellence in Remote Health Nursing/Midwifery
  • Team Award for Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery (NEW)
  • Client Appreciation Award for Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery (NEW)
  • NT Administrator’s Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Nursing/Midwifery

For more information on the award criteria, categories and nomination process, please download the Information Pack.

For more information on the NT Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards visit the Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery website or contact:


Office of the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer

Phone: 1800 000 648

Email: nursing.info@nt.gov.au