Moira Shire Mayor Cr Ed Cox congratulated the nominees for their outstanding achievements and commitment to excellence.
“I would like to congratulate the award winners and acknowledge the high calibre of the nominees. The business awards are an opportunity to celebrate business excellence in the Moira Shire” Cr Cox said.
Nominees have demonstrated innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership and commitment.
These businesses and individuals have excelled in trying economic conditions and I once again congratulate them on their achievements,” Cr Cox said.
Photo: Moira Shire CEO Gary Arnold, award winner John Padman and General Manager Telstra Country Wide Northern Victoria Robert Bell.
Winner of the national 2008 savewater! awards® Regional & Rural category
Padman Stops picks up two Awards at the 2009 Riverland Numurkah and District Business Excellence Awards.
Judges Comments for Excellence in Environment:
Judges Comments for Excellence in Industry and / or Agriculture:
Winner of 2008 Riverland Numurkah and District Business Excellence awards – Industry and /or Agriculture category
The trials demonstrated water saving on three farms of over 180.92 megalitres of water, or the equivalent of 72 Olympic-sized swimming pools.
The company provides employment for 12 full-time workers, and services irrigators across northern Victoria and beyond.
In the current climate and in the foodbowl of Australia, it is fitting to recognise the outstanding efforts of Padman Stops to save water, which is such a precious resource.