Local Hobsons Bay businesses celebrated

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The best of the local business community has been celebrated at the 2023 Hobsons Bay Business Excellence Awards.

Seven businesses were recognised at the gala event at Hobsons Bay Civic Centre on Wednesday 25 October 2023.

The biennial awards are designed to showcase and celebrate the great work being done in the Hobsons Bay business community, which is made up of more than 8,000 businesses and provides more than 40,000 local jobs.

The 2023 winners were:

Excellence in customer experience: Renew Hair – Hair Salon

Creating social change and diversity: TreeHaus Williamstown

Excellence in sustainability and circular economy: Gedlec Energy Pty Ltd

New/start-up business: Oculus Dexter Optometry Pty Ltd

Home-based business: A Focused Birth

Excellence in innovation: Treehab Tiny Houses Pty Ltd

Mayoral award – service to the community: Assist Ability Australia Vic Pty Ltd (pictured)

Quotes attributable to Mayor of Hobsons Bay, Cr Tony Briffa:

“The business awards are always such a wonderful celebration of our local businesses and their achievements.

“We really value the important role local business has in our community. It helps build a sense of community and community spaces, it serves community needs, and it employs people and gives them opportunities.

“All our finalists and winners contribute to what makes Hobsons Bay a vibrant and inclusive place to live, work and play. Congratulations to all the winners.”

Check out photos from the night at the Business Excellence Awards page.

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