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Social Traders Awards 2019 Winners

Social Enterprise of the Year (Large)


yourtown Enterprises specialises in building refurbishment, landscaping, property maintenance and horticulture, providing employment and training to disadvantaged young people.

Due to flight scheduling, the team was unable to attend the Awards presentation.  Tony Sharp, Substation 33 was on hand to accept the award on their behalf.

Social Enterprise of the Year (Small)


Green Collect is a leading innovator in resource recovery, achieving the highest possible environmental outcomes for a wide range of discarded office resources and e-waste, while providing employment opportunities to people experiencing significant disadvantage.

Sally Quinn & Darren Andrews

Social Enterprise Champion of the Year



Tony Sharp, founder of Substation 33, is an experienced and active practitioner in the social enterprise sector, who actively advocates for the sector in the Logan area.

Big Spender Award


Awarded to the Business/Government member with the highest amount of social procurement spend.

Steph Roache, Manager, Corporate Responsibility, Australia Post

Business & Government Member of the Year


John Holland Group has demonstrated commitment to social procurement through a project-led approach which has resulted in significant social impact by engaging a broad range of social enterprises.

Leigh Hardingham, Social Procurement & Inclusion Manager and Suzanne Hewitt, Social Procurement & Inclusion Advisor, North Western Alliance

Business & Government Social Procurement Champion



Felicity Roberts, Monica Miloi and Dimi Robinson, who form part of the Social Procurement Team at VicRoads, have demonstrated their commitment to social procurement ahead of state government requirements, including advocacy for current formal roles.

The VicRoads team accepting the award

Social Procurement Partnership of the Year



CPB Contractors, who are part of the Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel Project Rail System Alliance (RSA), work in partnership with Kinfolk Enterprises as the social enterprise business of choice for special events, meetings and professional development sessions.

The CPB & Kinfolk team celebrating their win.

Congratulations to all of the finalists and winners

We received around 50 applications for the 2019 Social Traders Awards, with 18 finalists shortlisted.  You can find out more about our finalists here.

Finalists & winners of the 2019 Social Traders Awards