Established in 1955, Banjo Nominees Pty Ltd has a team of highly skilled plumbing and gas fitting professionals working to provide superior standards in everything we do.

Banjo Nominees Pty Ltd is a family owned and operated business, based in Melbourne’s Western Suburbs and servicing the C.B.D., Western and Northern Suburbs. Customer service is our number one priority, and after six decades, there are thousands of satisfied customers throughout Victoria that can attest to this.

Our licensed technicians are available on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Banjo Nominees are long term members of the Master Plumbers Association and are licensed through the Plumbing Industry Commission.

Banjo Quality Policy – SUCCESS

  • Satisfying our customer needs
  • Understanding customers’ expectations
  • Continually improving all that we do
  • Concentrating on reducing variation
  • Encouraging employee participation and team work
  • Sustaining a competitive advantage
  • Successfully implementing & maintaining all our work to regulations

People Operate from Fully Equipped Vans

Our trade’s people operate from fully equipped vans for all plumbing services, ensuring that your plumbing maintenance and problems can be quickly and efficiently resolved. Our business is built around serving you, the customer. To make sure that we give you the best possible experience, our staff undergoes extensive training in new technology, with a strong focus on exceeding your needs and expectations.

Our client base is incredibly varied, spanning from Industrial, Chemical and Petroleum sites through to hotels, hospitals, education and training institutions. We also work with government departments, real estate companies and facility management organisations.

Banjo Nominees specialise in the testing and maintenance of thermostatic mixing valves and backflow prevention valves.


  • Public Liability Insurance, $20,000,000
  • Product Liability Insurance, $20,000,000
  • WorkCover – Victoria (Workers Compensation) Insurance
  • Fully Comprehensive Motor Vehicle Insurance
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John Patterson – OAM Justice of the Peace

Some history on Banjo Nominees Founder and OAM Justice of the Peace, John Patterson.

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  • John completed his apprenticeship in 1954 – Registration 27247
  • June 1954 – Plumbers and Gasfitters Registration – Number 7012 – the only practising plumber with a 4 digit registration
  • Banjo Nominees Pty Ltd established 1955
  • In 1958, Banjo Nominees commenced working with Australian Glass Manufacturers and Pentridge Prison. Then went on to secure work with Kraft Foods, Caltex and BASF. Kraft Foods & Caltex are still long-standing clients of Banjo Nominees
  • John is the current Manager of Banjo Nominees
  • John is proud to have volunteered in various organisations
    • 52 years Justice of the Peace (JP)
    • 46 years Western Suburbs Memorial
    • 36 years Justice of the Peace (JP)
    • 20 years as Member of Rotary
    • 16 years as a Magistrate at Williamstown Court
    • 9 years on the board of Peter Mac and the audit committee
    • 7 years on the board of Fairfield Infectious Disease Hospital
    • 7 years on the board of Prince Henry’s Hospital

“Most of our present work is concentrated in public hospitals, such as The Royal Children’s, Royal Woman’s and Sunshine Hospitals and various nursing homes. We are also employed in many industrial workplaces such as JBS Swift Abattoir and Kraft Foods. At the height of my business I employed 25 plumbers, servicing both domestic and industrial clients. Currently I employ around fifteen men including sub-contractors and I still put in 12 to 13 hour days myself!”