Business Awards


Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Mount Alexander Business Awards!

The awards showcase and encourage business excellence within the shire, and publicly acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of our local businesses.

Business of the Year - Fumina Projects

Community Focused - Castlemaine Institute

Creative Marketing - Warral Maldon

Diverse and Inclusive - Trace Balla

Environmental Impact - Fumina Projects

Innovative Service or Product - BIG4 Castlemaine Gardens Holiday Park

New Business - Maldon Bakery

Young Achiever - Matthew Thompson from Sandy Creek Clydesdales

People’s Choice - Sandy Creek Clydesdales

Lifetime Achievement - Larry O’Toole

The winners were chosen by an independent judging panel who considered the 21 finalists chosen from an initial 63 entries. There were also over 500 public votes for the People’s Choice category.

The award ceremony took place at Castlemaine’s Theatre Royal on Wednesday 15 November, and was a success with over 130 community members in attendance.