Campaspe Murray Business Awards finalists announced

Proud: Coolabah Turf’s Scott Spedding, Campaspe Shire Mayor Chrissy Weller and Tom Weyrich.

Campaspe Murray Business Awards finalists for the 2022 awards have been announced.

Businesses from the tourism, retail, trades, agriculture and many other sectors have been nominated across 12 categories.

Campaspe Shire Council Deputy Mayor Colleen Gates congratulated the finalists on the outstanding achievement.

“Over the last few years, our business community has been through an exceedingly challenging time,” Cr Gates said.

“These awards exemplify the strength, resilience and resolution of businesses on both sides of the river.

“The finalists should be tremendously proud of their achievement, and I wish them all the best at the presentation evening.”

Murray River Council Mayor Chris Bilkey said the awards celebrated our diverse business community.

“The leadership and innovation of our local business people knows no bounds. Their efforts are deserving of public recognition and praise,” Cr Bilkey said.

“The Nichol Trading People’s Choice Award is now open to public voting.

“I encourage all community members to vote for their favourite finalist business.”

To vote in the People’s Choice Award, go to the Campaspe Murray Business Awards website at

Voting closes on Tuesday, September 6.

Category winners will be announced at the gala presentation evening on Wednesday, October 12 at the Rich River Golf Club.

Finalists for each award category are:

The HW Greenham & Sons Best Agribusiness Award

  • Jen's Hens Organic Free Range Eggs
  • SLTEC Fertilizers
  • Progressive Rural Solutions
  • Atkinson Shearing

The Melville & Hicks Lawyers Employee of the Year Award

  • Cameron West - Riverbank Moama
  • Megan Holmfield - SLTEC Fertilizers
  • Olivia Wescombe - Rock Solid Gardening Supplies
  • Izzy Miriklis - Ciurleo's Ice Cream & Waffle House

The Moama Bowling Club Best Home Based Business Award

  • Loved Up Echuca Moama
  • Talk Smart Training
  • Love TC
  • Vast Creative
  • 000 Training

The Rich River Golf Club Excellence in Hospitality Award

  • OPT Bar & Restaurant
  • Riverbank Moama
  • Moama Bakery
  • Morrisons Riverview Winery
  • Ciurleo's, Ice Cream & Waffle House

The Foodmach Excellence in Manufacturing and Trade Award

  • Brady Electrical
  • SLTEC Fertilizers
  • Empire Signs and Graphics Pty Ltd
  • Rock Solid Gardening Supplies
  • Wooptooii

The Mawsons Best New Business Award

  • Healthy Tummies Pantry
  • Riverbank Moama
  • Murray Darling Scenic Flights
  • Echuca-Moama Plant Farm
  • Let's Do Coffee Roasters

The Coolabah Turf Best Professional Services - Community Award


  • Committee for Echuca Moama
  • Moulamein Pre School
  • Moama & District Preschool Centre


  • Rochester Elmore District Health Service
  • Community Living & Respite Services

The Wooptooii Best Professional Services Award

  • Brady Electrics
  • Fifteen50 Consulting
  • SG Advisory IT
  • Vast Creative

The McPherson Media Group Best in Retail Award

  • Collins Book Sellers Echuca
  • Echuca Moama Plant Farm
  • Rock Solid Gardening Supplies
  • Moulamein News Agency
  • Ash Hall Cycles

The Discovery Parks Group Excellence in Tourism Award

  • E M Events
  • Morrisons Riverview Winery
  • Murray Darling Scenic Flights
  • Ciurleo's, Ice Cream & Waffle House

The Edge FM Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

  • OPT Bar & Restaurant
  • 7 Beans Coffee