In the dynamic landscape of healthcare, the efforts of health and wellness coaches in Australia and New Zealand resonate as a beacon of hope and progress.

Every day, these coaches, whether forging their path as solo practitioners or within collaborative models, are at the forefront of a paradigm shift towards a more patient-centred, holistic approach to wellbeing.

As we witness the evolution of science and technology, it becomes increasingly evident that true health transformation lies in the integration of personalized lifestyle strategies and behaviour change. Health and wellness coaches serve as the architects of this transformation, guiding individuals and organizations towards sustainable health outcomes through empowerment and education.

In our third year of recognising health coaching excellence through these Australian and New Zealand Health and Wellness Coaching Awards, HCANZA underscores the importance of recognizing excellence in this field.

These awards not only celebrate the innovative practices and impactful outcomes achieved by coaches but also serve as a catalyst for driving further innovation and collaboration within the industry. Through this recognition, coaches are inspired to continue pushing the boundaries of what's possible in pursuit of optimal health and wellbeing for all.

There are 6 Award Categories:

  • Outstanding Contribution to Health
  • Health & Wellness Coach Advocacy Award
  • Health & Wellness Coach of the year
  • Health & Wellness Coach of the year in a Healthcare setting
  • Business Achievement Award
  • Health Equity Award

Previous recipients of these prestigious awards have attested to the invaluable boost in credibility within the healthcare realm, alongside the unparalleled opportunity to connect with fellow healthcare influencers and community leaders. In essence, these accolades serve as a testament to the indispensable role health coaching plays in enhancing the overall health and wellbeing of every individual across Australia and New Zealand.

Awards of Excellence

The HCANZA Awards of Excellence recognise excellence and professionalism in health and wellness coaching, the HCANZA Awards of Excellence is one of the true highlights of the Conference.


Health & Wellness Coach of the Year

Outstanding Contribution to Health
Health & Wellness Coach Advocacy Award
Health & Wellness Coach of the Year
In a Healthcare Setting
Business Achievement Award
Health Equity Award

Key Awards Dates

Previous award winners note increased credibility in the healthcare community and the opportunity to network with other healthcare professionals and community leaders. Overall, these awards celebrate the essential role that health coaching plays in improving the health and wellbeing of all Australians and New Zealanders.
• Entries open - Monday 15 April 2024
• Entries Close - Friday 12 July 2024
• Finalists Announced - Friday 17 August 2024
• Awards Gala Event - Winners announced Thursday 12 September 2024

Awards Submissions

Please download the Awards Categories and Criteria PDF and read it carefully before submitting your entry.

Our Sponsors

We invite you to join us in supporting this industry and participate in this monumental event. Your participation will provide an opportunity to showcase your business and brand to the key players in the industry.