John Robbins Memorial Award

The John Robbins Memorial Award is awarded to a member of the Institute to recognise their distinguished contribution to the Institute and the Victorian water industry.

John Robbins was a foundation member of the Institute and was President in 1977- 78 and Treasurer from 1979-80 to 1983-84. John was made a life member in 1983.

Recipients of the John Robbins memorial awards to date are:

  • 1997 Jim Martin
  • 1998 Robert Illig
  • 1999 Brian Grogan
  • 2006 Peter McManamon
  • 2007 Dennis Brockenshire
  • 2012 Graeme Jolly
  • 2012 Sarah Johnston
  • 2014 Rebekah Fraser
  • 2016 Neil Brennan
  • 2017 Frank McShane