Board Vic Premiers Vol Champion Award Sun 1 Dec 2019

Awards & Recognition

The organisation and key personnel within have attracted an impressive range of awards.

Behind each award is a story of dedication and service in achieving valuable work for the environment and the community. Here is a summary:

2019 John Forrester, Werribee Riverkeeper received a Victorian Premier’s Volunteer Champion Award for Leadership

2019 Lisa Field, Leader of Love Our Street 3030 received the Wyndham City, Volunteer of the Year – Environment & Sustainability Award

2018 WRA received the Environmental Justice Australia – Rivers of the West Award

2018 WRA shared the Environment Victoria – Platypus Alliance Award

2017 Bruce Boddington, WRA Committee Member and active in litter work received the Wyndham City, Volunteer of the Year – Environment & Sustainability Award

2016 Alex Smart, WRA President, Medal of the Order of Australia in the General Division for service to conservation and the environment

2016 Rob Bradley, WRA Board Member and Leader of Beach Patrol 3030 received the Wyndham City, Volunteer of the Year – Environment & Sustainability Awar

2015 John Forrester, Werribee Riverkeeper and environmental leader in the west, received the Keep Australia Beautiful Victoria Dame Phyllis Frost Award

2014 WRA received Environment Victoria Recognition Award for its outstanding commitment to Victoria’s environment

2013 John Forrester as Werribee Riverkeeper received the Wyndham City, Volunteer of the Year – Environment & Sustainability Award

2007 WRA received the Wyndham City Environment Organisation Award

2002 John Forrester received the Wyndham Quality Community Plan Platypus Environment Award

2001 John Forrester received the Commonwealth of Australia Centenary Medal 2001 for services to the environment through Werribee River Association and as a Rotarian

1999 WRA received the Wyndham Quality Community Plan