Asia Australia Mental Health was a finalist of the inaugural round of the Australia-China Achievement Awards announced at a dinner in Canberra attended by Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Tony Abbott on 17 November 2014. The new national awards program celebrates individuals, organisations and groups who have advanced Australia-China relations in the arts, entrepreneurship and education.
Since 2003, AAMH has worked with colleagues in China to deliver 217 unique training programs, over a total of 2785 days and directly involving 2307 people from China and 1433 people from Australia. The Australia-China collaboration has improved the access of mental health services to communities in both countries.
Foreign Minister, the Hon Julie Bishop MP congratulated the winners and finalists for their leadership and contribution to the Australia-China relationship. AAMH is very proud to join this exceptional group championing the bilateral relationship