Announcing winners of 2022 Melton Business Excellence Awards

Published on 28 November 2022

The most innovative, creative, inclusive and professional local businesses were celebrated at the 2022 City of Melton Business Excellence Awards Night.  

Eight of the best in retail, trades, tourism, services, and more were awarded top honours for their outstanding work in their respective fields.

The winners were announced at the awards night at Russo Estate Winery on Friday 25 November.

The Varcon Group took out the prestigious Business of the Year. Varcon Group is a family-owned and operated construction company with nearly 50 years of heritage in the City of Melton.

Now in its 15th year, these awards are about recognising and rewarding the great contributions local businesses make to the City of Melton.

Quotes attributable to City of Melton Mayor Cr Lara Carli:

“There were so many deserving local businesses, and it’s an incredible achievement to stand out among what was a high-calibre field. Huge congratulations to all the winners and nominees!

“Our businesses are the lifeblood of our community and Council is proud to showcase their innovation, resilience and strength.

“These awards are among many Council initiatives helping local businesses thrive in the City of Melton

“I’d like to thank all our sponsors, including official media partner the Star Weekly and our principle sponsor Atherstone for helping to make these awards possible.”




Mayoral Achievement Award

Venture Melton

Pro Gamers

Business of the Year


Varcon Group

Award for Innovation and Creativity

Victoria University

Ready 2 Rock Hospitality Uniforms

Award for Adaptability


Pinarc Disability Support Inc

Award for Diversity and Inclusion

Greater Western Water

Learner's Hub - Education Centre

Award for Customer Excellence

Kool Kids Ravenhall

Cat Napping Melton

Award for Sustainability Leadership


Varcon Group


Award for Disability Inclusion

Melton Disability Advisory Committee

NeuroRehab Allied Health Network


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