Business awards

Business awards

Every two years, Campaspe Shire Council recognises outstanding local businesses through the GMCU Allianz Campaspe Murray Business Awards. 

The awards celebrate and acknowledge the work of businesses and individuals who have achieved excellence in their industry across the Campaspe Shire and Murray River Council.

Awards are now closed. The next award program will be held in 2021.

Award categories

There are several award categories, covering the many different industries contributing to Campaspe’s healthy local economy. They include gongs for both businesses and individuals.

For businesses

The business award categories include:

  • Best Agri-business
  • Best Home-based Business
  • Best New Business
  • Best Professional Service – Community
  • Best Professional Service
  • Best Retail Business
  • Excellence in Hospitality
  • Excellence in Manufacturing & Trade
  • Excellence in Tourism

For individuals 

Individuals are also recognised at the biennial GMCU Allianz Campaspe Murray Business Awards in the following categories:

  • Employee of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year 

People's Choice Award

This category allows the public to vote for their favourite business.

2019 award winners




People’s Choice

TalkSmart Training

Nichol Trading

Best Home Based Business

TalkSmart Training

Moama Bowling Club

Excellence in Hospitality

Morrisons Winery

Rich River Golf Club Resort

Best Professional Service Community


Murray Business Network

Excellence in Tourism

Endota Spa

Moama on Murray Resort

Best Agri Business

Coolabah Turf

Greenham & Sons Pty Limited

Best New Business

Well Soul Studio

Mawsons Concrete & Quarries

Best Retail Business

Coolabah Turf

McPherson Media

Employee of the Year

Nick Marshall – Biomix

Dawes & Vary Riordan

Best Professional Service Business

Rich River Physiotherapy and Acupuncture Clinic

Service NSW

Excellence in Manufacturing & Trade

Echuca Service Centre & Echuca 4 x 4


Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Ellen McNeil -Well Soul Studio

102.5FM & the Edge 1521QN

Business of the Year

Coolabah Turf

GMCU Allianz

For more information

Contact Council’s Economic Development unit on 5481 2200.