Finalists Announced

Mount Alexander Business Awards 2021

The Mount Alexander Business Awards is a biennial program that showcases, publicly acknowledges and celebrates the achievements of our local businesses.

The awards recognise significant achievements in the areas of:

  • Manufacturing, Construction and Trade

  • Agribusiness

  • Retail and Hospitality

  • Tourism and Events

  • Micro Business

  • Professional Services

  • Creative Industries

  • Health and Wellbeing

  • Accessibility

After a challenging 18 months, it is time to shine a light on our business stars and show how businesses have adapted to the changing business environment.

Nominations for the Mount Alexander Business Awards 2021 have now closed. See the list of nominated businesses here.

The winners in each category will be announced at the gala event on Thursday 2 December at the Castlemaine Town Hall.  The event will acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of local businesses and entrepreneurs.

Tickets can be purchased here Mount Alexander Box Office (

For more information contact Marg Barry, Business Awards Officer on 5471 1700 or email

The Business of the Year award is chosen by the independent judging panel from the winners of the other categories.

It will be awarded to the business that best demonstrates outstanding leadership and has contributed great value to the Mount Alexander Shire community.

This year there will once again be invaluable mentoring sessions available to nominated businesses. Click here for details.

The awards are proudly run by Mount Alexander Shire Council, in partnership with gold sponsor Don Smallgoods and media partner Castlemaine Mail / Midland Express and are supported by Business Mount Alexander, Maldon Inc., Maldon & District Community Bank®, MASDAG, Regional Development Australia, Vossloh Cogifer and Workspace Australia.