Service Awards and Medals

Merrillees Gold Medal
The Merrillees Gold Medal is our top award for Outstanding Service to Camellias in Victoria.

1972 – Mr & Mrs F. Spencer
1973 – Mr A.W. Jessep
1974 – Mr I. Hays
1975 – Mr E. Kettle
1976 – Mr H.P. Matthews
1977 – Mr & Mrs. L. Hobbs
1978 – Mr R. Straughan
1979 – Mr & Mrs. R. Garling
1981 – Mrs S. Shallcross
1983 – Mr T. Atkinson
1984 – Dr. D. Lush
1985 – Mrs P. Shepherd
1986 – Dr. R. Withers
1987 – Mrs N. Ball
1988 – Mr Ray Garnett
1989 – Mr Rob Atkinson
1997 – Mr N. McMinn and Mrs E. McMinn
1998 – Mrs M. Baker
2004 – Mr B. Johnson
2006 – Mrs B. Bertolin
2007 – Mr & Mrs K. Smith & Dr. A. Marks
2009 – Mr G. Atkins
2010 – Mr A. Raper & Mr C. Baird
2012 - Mr. M. Hughes
2013 - Mr & Mrs N. Saltmarsh & Mr A. Raper


John Pascoe Fawkner Medal

Our members may also be awarded special service medals, ie. the Bronze, Silver or Gold John Pascoe Fawkner Medals, from the Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria, if they are nominated by Camellias Victoria for outstanding service to horticulture in Victoria.

Walter Hazelwood Award
The Walter Hazelwood Award is a national award for Outstanding Service to Camellias in Australia made by the National Council.