Health Service Environmental Sustainability Competition

Building on the success of the 2022 RMH and 2023 Parkville Precinct sustainability competitions, this competition aims to continue to foster engagement in sustainable healthcare quality improvement initiatives by providing support resources to catalyses impactful initiatives that improve quality of care, reduce emissions and waste, are financially viable, and continue to engage health organisations and staff.

This year, participating hospitals include:

  • Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Peter MacCallum Hospital
  • Royal Women's Hospital

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How to get involved?

Step 1: Register your project idea by filling out this form
  • Participants do not need to register their idea in advance but are strongly encouraged to do so to access the resources and support. There is no closing date for registration.
Step 2: Download the Health Service Environmental Sustainability Competition Guide 2024/25 and populate the Sustainable QI Project Planner with as much information as you can.
  • Follow this link for additional resources on the site
  • Health Service Environmental Sustainability Competition Guide includes:
    • Participant information
    • Marking criteria
    • Key dates
    • Project tools and resources
Step 3: Get guidance for your project

Once you have registered, the University of Melbourne Sustainable Healthcare Team will contact you with information on drop-in sessions for guidance on your project.

Step 4: Get going with your project!
Step 5: Populate Final Project Submission Form the and submit by Feb 7th 2025

The following resources are intended for use by the participating hospitals.

For more information about this Health Service Environmental Sustainability Competition, please contact.

Ben Dunne (

Sonia Chanchlani (