Flourish Australia wins big | Third Sector

Thu Aug 31, 2017

Mental health organisation takes home top gong.

Flourish Australia CEO Pamela Rutledge has been honoured at the 2017 Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand, in recognition of her 40 year career in the mental health and social service sectors.

Rutledge is the winner of the ‘Exceptional Contribution’ award, with the judges taken by her longterm drive for innovation and reform, leading to better wellbeing for people who live with disadvantages and disabilities.

A social worker by profession, Rutledge first came to prominence when appointed as Executive Officer of the Richmond Inquiry in 1982. She has enjoyed a distinguished career across both the government and not-for-profit sectors.

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