Nominations open for 2018 Business Awards!

31/07/2018 12:00 a.m.

​​Nominations for Lockyer Valley Business, Training and Apprenticeship Awards are now open!

Lockyer Valley Regional Council is encouraging the region’s best and brightest businesses and organisations to consider nominating for this year’s Lockyer Valley Business, Training and Apprenticeship Awards.

Hosted by Lockyer Valley Regional Council, this year’s event will comprise 13 categories, including the always-popular Heritage Bank People’s Choice Award. 

Lockyer Valley Mayor, Cr Tanya Milligan said nominations were now open.  

“Running a successful business is a massive undertaking and one that requires passion, resilience and dedication every single day to make it work.

“Local businesses are going above and beyond to deliver a higher level of service and make doing business in the Lockyer Valley an absolute pleasure and they are the ones we want to celebrate and congratulate. 

“I would encourage anyone who is contemplating placing a nomination, be it for their business or an employee, to do just that,” Mayor Milligan said.

Business categories include: 

1. Transport, Logistics, Manufacturing and Agricultural Services
2. Tourism
3. Food and Dining
4. Professional Services, Health and Fitness Services 
5. Retail
6. Trade Services 
7. Agriculture and Horticulture Production and Processing
8. Home Based Business
9. Environment and Sustainable Award

Individual categories: 

1. Trainee of the Year
2. Apprentice of the Year
3. Young Supervisor/Manager of the Year
4. Employee of the Year

Download a nomination kit from Council’s website,, or collect a hard copy version from Council’s office in either Gatton or Laidley. 

Nominations close on Friday 31 August, so don’t miss out on this opportunity.

The 2018 Lockyer Valley Business, Training and Apprenticeship Awards Gala Presentation Dinner will be held on Saturday 20 October. Opportunities for sponsorship are still available. For more information visit or contact Council on 1300 005 872.  

Page reviewed: 01 Aug 2018 5:14pm