Mulgowie Farming Co. named Business of the Year

​They’re a successful family-owned business and this year the prestigious title of Business of the Year was awarded to the Mulgowie Farming Co. at the 2019 Lockyer Valley Business, Training and Apprenticeship Awards.​

Lockyer Valley Mayor, Cr Tanya Milligan congratulated the family for their commitment to build a benchmark business that delivers a sustainable and positive future.

“Mulgowie Farming Company are renowned market leaders in their field and their effective management of all facets of business transcends their success,” Mayor Milligan said. 

“Their investment in a sustainable future and technology adoption put both their business, and our region, in good stead to successfully navigate vegetable production, pest management, soil fertility and product initiative for years to come.”

A full list of the winners is as follows:

Business of the Year – Mulgowie Farming Company  

Tourism – Preston Peak Winery Function Centre  

Food and Dining – Café - Jak & Mo Taste Co 

Food and Dining – Café – 
Honourable Mention – Sweet Valley Bakery 

Food and Dining – Restaurant – Porters Plainland Hotel 

Professional Health Services – Family Health Clinic Gatton   

Retail – Large – Schulte’s Meat Tavern 

Retail – Small – Cube Computers  

Trade Services – R&F Steel Buildings 

Agriculture and Horticulture Services– Mulgowie Farming Company   

Environment and Sustainable Award – Tamor Roses 

People’s Choice Award – Harry & Miss Tiff Boutique

Mayor’s Award – Lockyer Valley Security Services    

Apprentice of the Year – Bruce Milsom – Rugby Farming Group 

Trainee of the Year – Jackson Copland – Emu Gully Adventure Education Group 

Young Supervisor/Manager of the Year – Lauren Mathieson – McDonald’s Lockyer Valley 

Employee of the Year – Angelo Maggione – Koala Farms

Employee of the Year – Service – Georgia Kelly – Dance Force

Employee of the Year – Agriculture – Ashley Redinger – Rugby Farming Group

Health Fitness and Wellbeing Services – Fresh Start Professional Healthcare 

Home Based Business – Fezzy’s Pest Control 

Professional Services – McNamara Law  

Encouragement Award – Taniatha Glasson – Sage on Hickey

Judges Recognition –  Nick Ahern – Rugby Farming Group 

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This event would not be possible without our many sponsors who make the Awards possible.​


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