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Bendigo Community Health Service

Awards & honours

Awards and honours

Awards and honours aren't why we do what we do but they sure are something to celebrate for our staff.

We truly appreciate the recognition of organisations that value the work we do with awards.

Some of the awards we have won include:

(Click on the active link to learn more about each award)


BCHS organisation

2021 Australian Migration and Settlement Award - Settlement innovation category

2020 Victorian Multicultural Commission Awards - Excellence in Health

2017 Bendigo Business Excellence Awards - Social Enterprise of the Year


BCHS teams

2019 GLOBE Awards Community Inspiration Award - headspace Bendigo 

Sue Joomla 

BCHS staff

2021 Murray City Country Coast GP Training 2021 Registrar Extension Award for outstanding performance - Dr Sarah Lim

2021 Victorian Rural Health Awards: Outstanding Contribution by a Nurse/Midwife - Louise Holland (nurse practitioner)

2021 Victorian Refugee Awards: Refugee Young Leader Award - Paw Ku Htee (community guide)

2021 ABC Heywire competition winner - Paw Ku Htee (BCHS trainee and volunteer)

2021 City of Greater Bendigo Young Citizen of the Year - Ma Aye Paw (community guide)

2020 Zonta Bendigo Women of Achievement Award - Sue Ghalayini

2020 Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Victorian GP in Training of the Year Award - Dr Katie Snow

2017 Victorian Multicultural Commission Community Innovation Award - Kaye Graves

Sheenah Van Eck Integrity Board Awards 

BCHS Board of Directors Excellence Awards

The awards are nominated by BCHS staff and consumers with our Board of Directors choosing winners that reflect the BCHS values in their work.

2020 Staff Awards of Exellence

Stephanie Mein web 

La Trobe University Award

The La Trobe University Award recognises the Bachelor of Health Sciences student with the best academic, public health practice performance and attitude to client care.

2020 Bendigo Community Health Services Award - Astrid Bester

2019 Bendigo Community Health Services Award - Celine Collins Bye

2018 Bendigo Community Health Services Award - Stephanie Mein

2017 Bendigo Community Health Services Award - Isabel Nichol-Smith


Last updated: January 2020

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Our Locations

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Bendigo Central

165-171 Hargreaves Street

Now open for our women's, men's and sexual health clinics on a strictly 'appointment only' basis. Call 5406 1200 if you have a question.

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Site Kangaroo Flat August 2021

Kangaroo Flat

19 Helm St, Kangaroo Flat

Phone: 03 5406 1200
Fax: 03 5441 4200

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Mitchell Street

Our Eaglehawk medical practice is currently located at

75 Mitchell Street, Bendigo

Phone: 03 5406 1200
Fax: 03 5441 4200

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46 Jeffrey St, Elmore

Phone: 03 5432 6001
Fax: 03 5432 610

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