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 Shire of Campaspe and Murray River Council.

The 2017 awards are now open.

How to enter

Nominations from members of the public close on Sunday, 4 June. The nomination form is available here. Once nominated, the business will be asked to complete an application form.

Applications from businesses themselves close on Sunday, 25 June. The application form is available here.

The awards will be presented at a gala dinner on Wednesday, 11 October.

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:

  • Retail
  • Tourism
  • Professional service (community)
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional service
  • New business
  • Trade service
  • Hospitality
  • Agri-business (inc viticulture, horticulture, dairy, livestock, etc)
  • Home-based

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 

For more information

Contact Council’s Tourism Support Officer, Rachel Turnbull, 5481 2200

Website - Campaspe Murray Business Awards.

2015 award winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 GMCU Allianz Campaspe Murray Business Awards. Many thanks also to the sponsors, who make these awards possible.




Employee of   the Year

Peter Connally, Nichol Trading

Dawes & Vary Riordan Lawyers

Trade   Service

Rapid Tool Repairs

Nullarbor Sustainable Timber


Morrison’s Winery & Restaurant

American Hotel


Nullarbor Sustainable Timber

Victorian Government through Small   Business Victoria

Professional   Services - Community

- Highly   Commended

Community Living and Respite   Services


Murray Human Services


Home Based   Business

Conquest Pools Echuca

Moama Bowling Club


Nichol Trading

HW Greenham & Sons


Meninya Street Pharmacy

McPherson Media Group

Young   Entrepreneur of the Year

- Highly   Commended

Matthew & Michelle Davidson,

Scentral Flavours & Fragrances

Kyle Nichol, Nichol Trading   Mechanical Services

102.5FM The Edge

New Business

Scentral Flavours & Fragrances

EB Mawson & Sons


Moama on Murray Resort

Echuca Moama & District Tourism   Association

Professional   Services

Ausure Insurance & Finance

Lockwood Partners

Business of   the Year

Nichol Trading

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