2024 Moira Business Achievement Awards Nominations Now Open


Nominations are open for the 2024 Moira Business Achievement Awards, showcasing excellence and innovation across a range of business and industry categories.

The biannual event is a celebration of local business achievements, recognising growth, leadership, sustainability, and great service.

Moira Shire Council encourages the community to celebrate business excellence at the awards.

Council’s Chair Administrator Dr Graeme Emonson PSM said the awards were a great opportunity to recognise and reward the region’s outstanding businesses and professionals.

“Council is proud to host the Moira Shire Business Achievement Awards. This is an opportunity for members of the community to show appreciation for local businesses and to thank the business owners, managers, and staff who are the backbone of our community,” Dr Emonson said.

This year introduces a new award category, Outstanding Business Champion which recognises an individual’s contributions not only within a business landscape, but the local community too.

Show an inspiring or exceptional business how much you value them by nominating them for an award, any member of the public can nominate, head to www.moiramatters.com.au/moira-business-achievement-awards or speak with our Economic Development Team for assistance by calling (03) 5871 9222.

Nominations are open until Sunday 30 June. After the nomination period, Council will release a finalist list for the community to vote for their favourite business in each category.

The Moira Business Achievement Awards will be held on Thursday 12 September at the Sebel, Yarrawonga. Tickets will be on sale at a later date.

2024 Moira Business Achievement Awards categories:

• Best Retail Business

• Best Tourism Business

• Best Professional Service Business

• Best New Business (less than 2 years)

• Best Regional Business from our cross-border MOU

(Berrigan, Federation, and Indigo Shires)

• Most Accessible Business

• Excellence in Manufacturing

• Excellence in Horticulture

• Excellence in Agriculture

• Moira Shire Business of the Year

• Outstanding Business Champion

2022 Moira Business Achievement Awards categories and winners:

• Best Retail Business: Ambience Bakery, Cobram

• Best Tourism: Cactus Country

• Best Professional Service: Nathalia Pharmacy

• Best Manufacturer: Padman Stops

• Best Horticulture: Manto Produce

• Best Agriculture: Eden Farms Produce

• Best New Business: The Corner Shop Cobram

• Best MOU Business: Mulwala Waterski Club

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