Member Recognition

Speech Pathology Australia (the Association) recognises and celebrates the efforts and work of its members through a range of awards.

The Association’s awards acknowledge members who have demonstrated a significant contribution to the Association and/or the speech pathology profession. These awards are presented at the Association’s annual general meeting.

There are a range of awards made to members:

  • Life Membership
  • Fellowship
  • Elinor Wray
  • Service to the Association
  • Early Career Award
  • Student awards.

Learn more about these awards and past award winners.

Non-member awards

The Association recognises the work and efforts of non-members through its Community Based Innovation in Speech Pathology Award. This award is open to any agency or individual outside of Speech Pathology Australia that has contributed to the recognition and promotion of speech pathology.

Previous winners of the Community Based Innovation in Speech Pathology Award Award are:

2015  |  Wollongong Catholic Education Office This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF.

Before 2015, the Association conferred the Community Contribution Award. Previous winners of this award were:

2014  |  Arthur Rallis This graphic is associated with the hyperlink that precedes it and indicates the document is in PDF.

2009  |  The Andrew Fildes Foundation

2007  |  Makaton Australia

2005  |  Melba Support Services

2002  |  Australian Communication Exhange

1998  |  SPEECH Inc Vic Silent March

1995  |  Telstra TTY Program

1995  |  6NR Healthwise Program Publicity

1996  |  Katherine Regional Aboriginal Language Centre

1991  |  AASH Media Award: Presented to George Lombard, journalist for his article 'Putting back the jigsaw puzzle pieces, Canberra Times, 6/10/912009 Jessica Molloy