2022 Winners

Congratulations to all our Fantastic enteries and all of our category winners! Thanks for a great year of Business and Tourism in the Fraser Coast!

With the 2022 Business and Tourism Awards concluded at the Beach House Hotel Last Night, a night of celebration was had by all in attendance! This years 2022 Business and tourism awards covered a wide range of business sectors including tourism, healthcare, manufacturing, customer service, non-profit, retail and more.
We couldn’t have done it without you! 

A big thank you to our sponsors who's contributions helped to make the evening a success

Platinum Sponsor

Established in 1882 in Maryborough, Hyne Timber remains privately owned despite being the largest softwood manufacturing operations in the Southern Hemisphere. Hyne prides itself on supporting the local community and is a fifth year platinum sponsor of the Fraser Coast Business and Tourism awards.

  Prestigious Awards

Best Fraser Coast Business:  Whalesong Cruises

John Craig-Gardiner Memorial Award:  Nancy Bates

Chamber Presidents’ Award: Bendpro

Hall of Fame Inductees: 

Resort & Deluxe Accommodation – Kingfisher Bay Resort

Land Based Tourism – Maryborough Military and Colonial Museum

Health Provider – Southern Cross Support Services

Education – Maryborough State High School


Con Souvlis Young Achiever of the Year: Sara Diana Faraj

Verena Fletcher Service of Excellence: Hannah Scott


Bar & Club Dining: Hervey Bay RSL & Services Memorial Club Inc.

Trade & Manufacturing: Bendpro

Primary Industries & Agri-Business: Lychee Hill Estate

Retailing: Pie & Pastry Paradise

Professional Micro Business: Emily Wilson Cosmetics & Hervey Bay Secretarial Serviced Officies

Outstanding Small Business: Wolfpack Print

Cafe: Su Jus

Restaurant: Portside Cafe & Restaurant

Camping, Caravan & RV Parks: Magnolia Village Hervey Bay

General Accommodation: Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat

Resort & Deluxe Accommodation: K’gari Beach Resort

Tourism – Land Based: K’gari Explorer Tours

Tourism – Marine Based: Whalesong Cruises

Events & Event Management: Dunga Derby

Education Provider: Riverside Christian College

Health Provider: Bay Osteopathy & Injury Rehabilitation

NFP, Community & Charities: The Hervey Bay Neighborhood Centre Inc.

Innovation: Whalesong Cruises

Marketing:  JR Marketing Group

Customer Service:  Emily Wilson Cosmetics

Best New Fraser Coast Business: Marks & Partners Property