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Barbara Chester Memorial Award (QLD)

This award honours the contributions of the late Barbara Chester who was the driving force behind establishing the Queensland Branch of Dietitians Australia. She was one of the first 3 dietitians employed in the major Queensland hospitals and assisted in developing the dietetic course at Queensland Institute of Technology. Barbara played a leading role in the training of new graduates in the 1970s.

The Barbara Chester Memorial Award is a fitting tribute to her life and dedication to her work.

Sponsors of the Award

The award has been funded by the Queensland Health Director General since 2004 in recognition of outstanding contribution to the profession of dietetics in Queensland.


Nominees must:

·       Be a current Dietitians Australia member,

·       Be a current member of the Queensland Branch, and

·       Not be a previously selected recipient of the Dietitians Australia Barbara Chester Memorial Award.

For full details refer to the Barbara Chester Memorial Award Policy


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