Awards and recognition

We take pride in continually striving for greater performance, diversity, and innovation. We’re honoured to be recognised for our success.

Recipient - Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation

Recipient - Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation

Awarded 2016

Mercy Health has once again been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA. We were one of 106 organisations Australia wide to be awarded the citation and one of only 5 in the health and social services industry.

Recipient - Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation

Recipient - Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation

Awarded 2015

For the ninth consecutive year Mercy Health has been recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA. We were one of 90 organisations Australia wide to be awarded the citation and one of only six in the health and aged care industry.

​Recipient - Employer of Choice, The Australian Business Awards

​Recipient - Employer of Choice, The Australian Business Awards

Awarded 2015

The Employer of Choice Awards recognise organisations which have developed leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

Winner - Nurse of the Year, Catholic Health Australia Awards:

Winner - Nurse of the Year, Catholic Health Australia Awards:

Awarded 2015

Ms Megan McKechnie

Winner - Lifetime Achievement, Catholic Health Australia Awards

Winner - Lifetime Achievement, Catholic Health Australia Awards

Awarded 2015

Fr Cormac Nagle OFM

​Recipient -  Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation

​Recipient - Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality citation

Awarded 2014

The health provider was one of 76 Australian organisations to receive the citation by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). The new citation raises the expected level of performance while being sensitive to commercial realities.

​Winner - AHRI R U OK? Workplace award

Awarded 2014

The award recognises organisations with strategies or initiatives supporting and encouraging employees to regularly and meaningfully ask 'are you ok?' to support those struggling with life. Other finalists included Bristow Group, Monash University and P&O Maritime Australasia.

​Winner - AHRI Age Diversity in the Workplace award

Awarded 2014

The award recognises excellence in age diversity initiatives and programs in the workplace.

Winner - Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) Victorian Aged Care Awards – Trainee

Awarded 2014

Aroha Cookson. Aroha works at Mercy Place Wyndham, won the Trainee category at the ACSA Victoria Aged Care Awards. Ms Cookson started her Personal Care Attendant traineeship with Mercy Health in 2010, providing residents with considerate and compassionate care.