& inspiring achievements

Business Innovation, Activation and Growth

Celebrate South West small business success

How often do you find the time to reflect on and celebrate your business achievements? The annual South West Small Business Awards are a great opportunity to do just that.

  • Decide to enter and you’ll get to complete an application that asks you to evaluate the key elements of your business
  • Benchmark your business against the best of the best, for your industry in the South West
  • Get advice and insight from the judges’ comments on your application – everyone receives this valuable feedback
  • Attend the gala awards night and get inspired by our brilliant local businesses and their stellar achievements
  • Enjoy the various networking opportunities provided by the awards process

2018 South West Small Business Awards

The 2018 Awards Gala Presentation Night held on June 16th at the Quality Hotel Lighthouse was a night of celebration and recognition of our local small business community. Just over 300 local business people joined the celebrations from a variety of industries. The competition was fierce this year with over 100 entries received and 42 businesses named as finalists, the stakes were even higher for the prestigious title of South West Small Business of the Year. 31 Awards were presented on the night to a number of amazing south west small business, with main honours going to Nudge Psychological Assessment & Consulting.



2018 South West Small Business of the Year

Sponsored by South Western Times

Nudge Psychological Assessment & Consulting



2018 Winners List



Home Based Business Award
Proudly Sponsored by Kroon Legal

Winner: The Goodnight Nurse

Runner-Up: Guardians of Happiness

Franchise Award
Proudly Sponsored by Business South West

Winner: SportsPower Bunbury & Eaton Fair

Runner-Up: Thrifty Car & Truck Rental Bunbury

Aboriginal Business Award
Proudly Sponsored by Working Together South West

Winner: Keip Filtration

Runner-Up: Indigenous Workabout Pty Ltd

Start-Up Business Award
Proudly Sponsored by Bendigo Bank

Winner: Eco Warehouse

Runner-Up: MaD Cycles

Business with 0 – 4 Employees Award
Proudly Sponsored by the Small Business Development Corporation

Winner: The Barberia of Bunbury

Runner-Up: H&H Automotive

Business with 5 – 10 Employees Award
Proudly Sponsored by MGIB

Winner: Nudge Psychological Assessment & Consulting

Runner-Up: AusQ Training

Business with 11 – 20 Employees Award
Proudly Sponsored by Telstra Stores WA South

Winner: Constructive PD

Runner-Up: Bunbury and Eaton Vet Clinics

Business Person of the Year
Proudly Sponsored by Hit FM

Winner: Melissa Harrison – Nudge Psychological Assessment & Consulting

Runner-Up: Ian Meachem – Constructive PD

Employee of the Year
Proudly Sponsored by the City of Bunbury

Winner: Daniel Macmillan – H&H Automotive

Young Business Achiever Award
Proudly Sponsored by ECU South West Campus

Winner: Keip Filtration

Runner-Up: Essential Financial Advice

Retail Award
Proudly Sponsored by SOS Office Equipment

Winner: Stepping Out

Service Award
Proudly Sponsored by Cristal

Winner: 3D HR Legal

Food, Produce & Agribusiness Award
Proudly Sponsored by Bannister Downs Dairy

Winner: Vineyard 28

Construction Mining & Manufacturing Award
Proudly Sponsored by the South West Development Commission

Winner: The Caravan Doctor

Tourism Award
Proudly Sponsored by Don Punch Proudly Bunbury

Winner: Holberry House

Community Engagement Award
Proudly Sponsored by Cristal

Winner: Bianca Turri Photographer

Environmental & Sustainability Award
Proudly Sponsored by KGL Accountants

Winner: Eco Warehouse

Innovation Award
Proudly Sponsored by Bunbury Geographe Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Winner: Eyes@Australind

Accessible & Inclusive Business Award
Proudly Sponsored by Forrest Personnel

Winner: Civic Video Bunbury

WOW Award for Excellence in Customer Service
Proudly Sponsored by South Western Times & Business South West

Winner: Dan Troy – Auto Tech and Tyres Bunbury

2018 Alumni Award
Proudly Sponsored by Office of Nola Marino MP

Winner: Treendale Pet Medical – formally Australind Vet

With thanks to our major sponsors GWN7, Hit FM and South Western Times

With thanks to our award sponsors

With thanks to our event sponsors

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