Past Award Winners

Appita L R Benjamin Medal

The Appita L R Benjamin Medal is Appita’s highest award, given for outstanding contribution to the scientific and/or technological development of the Australia and New Zealand pulp and paper industry. The contribution must be largely personal, and could be in research, development, engineering or management.

This award was Instituted in 1971 and the nominee need not be an Appita member to be eligible for this award.

Winners of the award:

1971

R B Jeffries and J L Somerville

1986

No award

2001

M J Uprichard

1972

A W Mackney

1987

No award

2002

K N Maddern

1973

J M Gilbert

1988

A D Trufit

2003

No award

1974

A J Watson

1989

A R Sloman

2004

J Briggs

1975

C M Saul

1990

B S Ashwin

2005

No award

1976

A J Pearson

1991

A J Kerr

2006

 A Farrington

1977

H G Higgins

1992

S R Corson

2007

 I H Parker

1978

W H Algar

1993

K Moller

2008

 D E Richardson

1979

No award

1994

L B Johnson

2009

No Award

1980

R W Henry

1995

P G Bennett

2010

R J Allan

1981

P F Nelson

1996

No award

2011

No Award

1982

G G Duffy

1997

R Evans

2012

No Award

1983

No award

1998

R E Johnston

2013

No Award

1984

G H Covey

1999

A F A Wallis

2014

No Award

1985

R P Kibblewhite

2000

R W Allison

2015

John Lloyd

 

 

 

 

2016

Jim Selway

The Medal is a solid silver medallion of about 50 mm diameter, mounted on polished wood, with the winners name on an engraved silver plate attached.

Oertel Nadebaum Distinguished Service Award

The Oertel Nadebaum Distinguished Service Award is designed to provide recognition to Appita members who have made substantial non-technical contributions, in a voluntary capacity, to Appita over a number of years. The nominee should have been an active financial member for at least ten years.

Winners of the award:

1985

F H Phillips

1996

R J Dawson

2007

A P Johnson

1986

A W McKenzie

1997

J Trafford

2008

N Vanderhoek

1987

D J R Mitchelmore

1998

D R McKenzie

2009

J Richardson

1988

J M Uprichard

1999

P R Kohn

2010

I D Suckling

1989

B C Hannah

2000

A A C Jensen

2011

L McLean

1990

N R Moller

2001

J Colley

2012

G Covey

1991

R G Ellis

2002

K R Stack

2014*

R.E. Johnston

1992

R C Klye

2003

R W Bain

2015*

G. Bigaran

1993

I D Dench

2004

J T Scott


2016*

T.A. Clark

1994

P W Sligh

2005

D J Shore



1995

A J Michell

2006

K R Price



The prize is funded directly by Appita. It takes the form of a bronze sculpture of about 120 mm diameter, mounted on polished wood, with a cast bronze plate bearing the winners name.

*Due to the Conference taking place later in the year it was decided to award the prize in the current year rather than the preceding year

Download a complete list of past winners here.