Our Judges

The Keep Victoria Beautiful Awards judges are selected based on their community and environmental backgrounds and are allocated across the two awards.

Tony Wissenden (retired 2016)
Tony joined KABV as a judge in 2010 and brings to the team a wealth of environmental knowledge from the energy, mining and minerals industries. Qualified as an Associate Environmental Auditor, Tony also volunteers his time in many areas including Parks Victoria, the National Trust, Bentleigh Bayside Community Health Organisation along with being a volunteer tutor at Holmesglen TAFE.

Terry O’Brien
With 40 years of teaching geography and studies in environmental management, Terry has a keen interest in environmental issues and living sustainably.
Leading an active retirement, Terry is involved with a number of community groups in the including the Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens Committee and guiding at the Ballarat Gold Museum.

David Moncrieff
David brings a wealth of sustainable knowledge including previously being involved with the Premier’s Sustainability Awards and the Banksia Awards. David is actively involved in community projects in the Upwey region.



Ron Williamson

Ron has been a Tidy Towns – Sustainable Communities judge for the past seven years and is one of KABV’s senior judges. Ron made a tree change 35 years ago to Woodend and has 40 years’ experience in education having taught in Melbourne and

Brian Winch
Now retired and living in rural Victoria, Brian has worked in a range of industries including petroleum and metals and has held environment management roles, finishing his career as Executive Officer for the Brian Robinson Foundation. Brian’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Arts, and a part-completed Post-Grad Diploma in Environmental Science.



Robbie Rae

Robbie Rae is KVB’s most senior judge, being involved with the organisation for the past 20 years.
Robbie completed a Diploma of Sustainability in 2010/11 at the National Centre for Sustainability at Swinburne University. She is member of numerous clubs and organisations in the Violet Town region.
Robbie also volunteers for a large variety of community groups, helps out at the local Primary School, is an active member of the local CFA and is the local swimming teacher having taught VicSwim and RobbieSwim for the past 28 years.

Register your Interest in Becoming a Judge

We are always looking for judges. Please let us know if you are interested in talking to us about the judges roles