Past Australian Biosecurity Award recipients

The Australian Biosecurity Awards recognise significant commitment to our nation’s biosecurity system.

These are the past recipients of the awards.

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2019

Dr David Banks Biosecurity Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Mike Ashton, Biosecurity Queensland, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Queensland

Industry Award

  • DHL Global Forwarding (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • Centre for invasive Species Solutions
  • Sione (John) Matakaiongo, Hager Electro
  • Nathan Hancock, Citrus Australia
  • Pilbara, Kimberley, Mid-West, Southern and Fremantle Ports Authorities

Government Award

  • Aquatic Biosecurity, Northern Territory Government Department of Primary Industry and Resources
  • Apiary Program, Agriculture Victoria
  • Greater Sydney Local Land Services
  • Sarah Corcoran, Northern Territory Government Department of Primary Industry and Resources
  • Aquatic Pest Biosecurity, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Farm Biosecurity Producer of the Year

  • Melinee Leather
  • Strawberry Springs Pty Ltd

2018

Dr David Banks Biosecurity Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Tony Beaver, former Director of the Food and Beverage Importers Association

Industry Award

  • First Point Animal Services
  • Geoff Power, South Australian grazier
  • John McDonald, Nursery and Garden Industry (NGI)
  • Keren Cox-Witton, Wildlife Health Australia
  • Husqvarna Australia
  • Cahill Transport Australia Pty Ltd
  • Panalpina World Transport Pty Ltd

Government Award

  • Grains Farm Biosecurity Program
  • Lois Ransom, Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Farm Biosecurity Producer of the Year

  • Mackay Farming Group
  • Rum Jungle Organics

2017

Dr David Banks Biosecurity Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Bruce M. Christie, NSW Department of Primary Industries

Industry Award

  • John Chambers, Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia
  • Mike Dixon, Gladstone Ports Corporation
  • Vinehealth Australia
  • Kangaroo Island Freight Services
  • Middleton’s Distribution (a division of Total Logistics Pty. Ltd.)

Government Award

  • Biosecurity SA, Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
  • CropSafe Team, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victoria
  • Agriculture Victoria – Biosecurity Branch, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victoria
  • Animal Health Australia and Plant Health Australia

2016

Dr David Banks Biosecurity Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Trevor Weatherhead

Industry Award

  • Livestock Biosecurity Network
  • Northern Territory Apiary Industry
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
  • Mike Carson, eBay

Government Award

  • l-Lyn Loo, Department of Agriculture and Food, WA
  • AUSVETPLAN Technical Review Group
  • National Banana Freckle Eradication Program, NT Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries

2015

Dr David Banks Biosecurity Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Mr Paul Stephenson

Industry Award

  • Chevron Australia
  • deugro Projects (Australia)
  • Mr Mark Engall, Engall's Nursery
  • Mr Jason Toi, Knauf Platerboard
  • Nursery & Garden Industry Australia (NGIA)

Government Award

  • Dr Glen Saunders
  • National Gallery of Australia

2014

Australian Biosecurity Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Border Security, Seven Network

Industry Award

  • Fertilizer Australia
  • Federation of Australian Wool Organisations
  • INPEX
  • Tony Filippi, Mildura Fruit Company Pty Ltd

2013

Biosecurity Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Mr Llew Russell AM

Industry Award

  • Roberi Pty Ltd
  • Origin Energy
  • Agri Australis Pty Ltd
  • Grain Corp, CT Freight Pty Ltd and Grendell Commodities

2012

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Late Mr Peter Kenny

Industry Award

  • Volkswagen Group Australia
  • Shipping Australia Limited, ANL, P&O Trans Australia, DP World, FP Marine Risks and Sydney Ports
  • Nolan Meats
  • Schlumberger Oilfield Australia

2010

Biosecurity Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Hart Krtschil

Australian Biosecurity Awards

  • Custom coaches
  • Maersk Australia
  • Inchcape Shipping
  • Singaporean Armed Forces
  • Kalumburu Mission

2009

Australian Biosecurity Awards

  • Kubota Tractor Australia (Australian Biosecurity Awards)

2008

Australian Biosecurity Awards

  • QANTAS [Quarantine and exports Advisory Council Awards (or Q-Awards)]

2007

Australian Biosecurity Awards

  • eBay Australia
  • Torres Strait Islanders Media Association (TSIMA)

2006

Australian Biosecurity Awards

  • Alcan Australia

2005

Australian Biosecurity Awards

  • TNT Freight Management
 
 
Last reviewed: 20 August 2020
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