Published on 22 July 2021

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APM WorkCare is delighted to have two Victoria team members nominated as finalists for this year’s ARPA Excellence in Workplace Rehabilitation Awards.

Ester John is a finalist for the Best New Starter – New Employer Services award.

David Puddy has also been named a finalist for the Innovation in Return to Work award.

Ester and David will represent APM WorkCare when the winners are announced on Friday 20 August.

COVID-19 restrictions pending, the state awards are due to be handed out at the Sofitel Melbourne.

Ester John

David Puddy

APM recognised for excellence

Ester and David join a growing list of APM WorkCare team members who have been recognised in 2021 as finalists in the leading return to work industry awards.

So far this year APM WorkCare has had seven finalists named in ARPA’s state and national awards with several winners.

Ashlyn Dyer picks up ARPA Award

Ashlyn Dyer picked up the President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement at the ARPA Queensland awards and Emily Thompson won the award for Outstanding Achievement in Return to Work for a physical claim, in Western Australia.

In the ACT, Jung Chung won the Outstanding Consultant Award for same employer and Amanda Johnston was presented with the Exceptional Leadership Award.

APM WorkCare's May Webster was also awarded a High Commendation for her work as a rehab counsellor and provisional psychologist by Comcare in the 2021 Work Health and Safety Awards.


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