The ARPA Excellence in Workplace Rehabilitation Awards celebrates and showcases the Australian workplace health, return to work and rehabilitation industry’s many outstanding achievements and acknowledges the industry's importance in the broader community.

We look forward to celebrating our finalists (listed below) and announcing our winners at the 2024 ARPA NSW Excellence in Workplace Rehabilitation Awards ceremony to be held at the Hyatt Regency Sydney on Friday, 30 August.

ARPA's Length of Service achievements will also be recognised at this ceremony.

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Honour Roll

ARPA NSW Excellence in Workplace Rehabilitation Awards Honour Roll


Congratulations to all nominees and these deserving finalists

Best New Starter Award
🔹 Brad Jarvis - Procare Group
🔹 Initra Larsen - Prudence Rehab
🔹 Naveen Malson - IPAR Rehabilitation
Exceptional Leadership Award
🔹 Costa Cassimatis - Altius Group
🔹 Danel Craib - Prudence Rehab
🔹 Kristin Tinker - Resilia
Innovation in Return to Work Award
🔹 Cindia Reine - Altius Group
🔹 Kathryn Traverse - Prudence Rehab
🔹 Kristin Tinker - Resilia
Outstanding Achievement in RTW - Physical Claim
🔹 Lisa Rapsey - RehabCo
🔹Madalyn Button - Perceptive Health
🔹Will Davis - Prudence Rehab
Outstanding Achievement in RTW - Psychological Claim
🔹Clare St George - APM
🔹David Peacock - Benchmark Rehab
🔹Melanie Dawson - Prudence Rehab
Outstanding Consultant Award - New Employer
🔹John Matter - Prestige Health Services Australia
🔹Kathleen Doyle – APM
🔹Lola Lagoke - Kairros
Outstanding Consultant Award - Same Employer
🔹Elzanne Schipper – APM
🔹Kimberly Preen - Altius Group
🔹Yoshika Kulasinghe - Prudence Rehab
Outstanding Student Award
🔹 Huwayda Mohamed - IOH Health
🔹 Kyam Buckton - Konekt
🔹 Mitch Small - IPAR Rehabilitation

The 2024 ARPA NSW Excellence in Workplace Rehabilitation Awards program would not be possible without the valued and generous contributions of our sponsors. 

Platinum Event Sponsor

At icare, we provide insurance and care services to the businesses, people and communities of NSW. Whether a person is injured in the workplace or on our roads, icare supports their needs and helps them return to health and work. We provide workers compensation insurance to more than 337,000 public and private sector employers in NSW and their 3.5 million employees. In addition, we insure builders and homeowners, provide treatment and long-term care to people severely injured on our roads, and protect more than $2.99 billion of NSW Government assets, including the Sydney Opera House, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, schools and hospitals.

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Outstanding Consultant

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Outstanding Achievement in
Return to Work

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Best New Starter


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Innovation in Return to Work

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Exceptional Leadership


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