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Highest Honours

Beryl Jacka Award

Highest Honours

Beryl Jacka Award

This award is named in honour of Beryl Jacka, a stalwart of the Institute for 40 years and AusIMM Secretary 1945-1976. The award recognises extraordinary and sustained service to the AusIMM. It was first awarded in 1993.

This award may only be presented to an AusIMM member who has demonstrated extraordinary and sustained service to the Institute.

2022 Beryl Jacka Recipient

Miriam is the modern-day Beryl Jacka, displaying extraordinary and sustained dedication to AusIMM, its members and the sector for decades. She became a fully-fledged AusIMM Member in 2015 – one of the first staff members to do so.

Supporting members has always been Miriam’s major priority, and during her time with AusIMM she has provided guidance and assistance to members, students and young professionals right through to Board Directors and Presidents.

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Institute Medal

The Institute Medal is the most prestigious award and highest honour conferred by
the AusIMM. It is awarded in recognition of eminent leadership of the Institute and/or
the resources sector. It was first awarded in 1935.

President's Award

The President’s Award recognises notable achievement within the Institute
and/or the resources sector in a specific sphere of activity. It was first awarded in
1974.

Honorary Fellowship

Honorary Fellowship recognises exceptional achievement, service or contribution
to the resources sector. Honorary Fellowship was first conferred in 1962.

Beryl Jacka Award

This award is named in honour of Beryl Jacka, a stalwart of the Institute for 40 years
and AusIMM Secretary 1945-1976. The award recognises extraordinary and
sustained service to the AusIMM. It was first awarded in 1993.

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