The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, in conjunction with Australian College of Nursing, launched the inaugural Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers in 2019. This award is the first of its kind in Australia and acknowledges the vital role nurses play in transforming our country’s health and aged care system.
Nursing has the solutions to many of the problems that plague our health and aged care systems. This prestigious award is bestowed upon a nurse who has demonstrated leadership to bring new thinking to a wide range of health care challenges.
Nikki Johnston OAM MACN was presented with the inaugural Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers at the official launch of Nursing Now Australia on 9 April 2019. Congratulations to Nikki and the other exceptional Finalists who were celebrated on the night. Read their bios below to find out more about their extraordinary accomplishments.