|Birth:||28 February 1902|
New South Wales, Australia
|Death:||8 October 2014|
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Age:||112 years, 222 days|
Violet "Vi" Robbins (28 February 1902 – 8 October 2014) was an Australian supercentenarian whose age has been validated by the Gerontology Research Group. She was the oldest living person in Australia from the death of Scottish-born Australian Jane Gray on 7 June 2014 until her own death four months later.
Robbins was born in New South Wales, Australia on 28 February 1902.
Robbins was married to Edward John Robbins and lived at Coogee, New South Wales, before retiring to a nursing facility at Randwick, New South Wales. At the age of 100, she began volunteering at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick, where she worked until 2012. Shortly before her 108th birthday, she was officially recognised as the world's oldest volunteer by Guinness World Records. and The Vi Robbins annual volunteer award was named in her honour, launched by Matt Thistlethwaite, MP for Kingsford Smith.
- Vi Robbins becomes Australia's oldest person Sydney Morning Herald
- At 112 Vi Robbins has taken the title of Australia’s oldest person The Daily Telegraph
- Australia’s oldest person Violet Robbins has passed away at age 112 The Daily Telegraph
- Oldest volunteer Guinness World Records
|Australia's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • T • E)|
Helen Dunbar • Jessie Pearce • Clara Byrne • Ada Sharp • Honora Corrigan • Mary Keefer • Josephine Gasse • Elizabeth Swatton • Samuel Rowe • Sarah Potter • Jane Piercy • Mary Nixon • Caroline Mockridge • Agnes Dodds • Mary Hurley • Ada Whitfield • Beatrice Pollock • Gertie Nesbitt • Kit St. Clair • Ada Cleggett • Ada Stockdale • Mary MacPherson • Christina Cock • Jessie Hurley • Alice Lindsay • Sarah Davey • Myra Nicholson • E. Beatrice Riley • John Campbell Ross • Miriam Schmierer • Eva McConnell • Jane Gray • Vi Robbins • Ethel Farrell • Mary Whitehurst • Marjorie Cooke • Margaret Vivian • Wilhelmina Overall • Agnes Kluckhenn • Mabel Crosby • Dexter Kruger • Ivy Tate • Ina Reid