Cabonne Family Day Care Named 'Best Business in Cabonne'

Published on 04 November 2022

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The Daroo Business Awards returned in 2022 for their 22nd anniversary, with a record number of votes!

The Daroo Business Award Committee were pleased to see a total of 94 nominations across the 16 award categories.

After the online voting process, where 1,760 voting forms were received, 36 finalists were chosen for the 13 popular-vote categories and 13 finalists were selected for the external judging categories.

In an exciting evening on Friday, 4 November, at the Cumnock Showground Pavillion, the award winners were announced, with Cabonne Family Day Care taking out the coveted ‘Best Business in Cabonne’ award.

They were up against stiff competition with community favourites Molong Stores (Molong) and The Fat Parcel Food Van (Eugowra) also named as finalists in the category.

Ashlee Newell from Eugowra Community Children’s Centre took out the ‘Employee of the Year’ award, while Jake Murray from Molong Tyre & Mechanical took out the ‘Apprentice/Trainee of the Year’ award.

Awards chairperson Cr Libby Oldham said the Daroo Business Awards continued to go from strength-to-strength, with a record number of nominations and votes received this year.

“The Daroos recognise the achievements and contributions of Cabonne businesses and their employees across a r­ange of categories. They aim to raise the profile of Cabonne companies and organisations that demonstrate a commitment to excellence in their area of service or management,” Cr Oldham said.

'Best New Business' was awarded to Escort Rock Cafe, while Downtown Fitness took out the award for ‘Business that Adapted to Changing Times’.

A full list of the nominees and winners can be found here(PDF, 182KB).


Cabonne Family Day Care



Ashlee Newell


Jake Murray



Daroo 2022 Awards Ceremony



Escort Rock Cafe



Central West Saddlery


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