Congratulations to the finalists of the 2024 Automotive Industry Awards! This year, we had a record number of entries, making it a hotly contested race with the closest results in the history of these prestigious awards. The level of excellence demonstrated by all applicants is truly remarkable. You can see the finalists below.

The winners will be revealed at the 2024 President’s Gala Dinner, taking place on Saturday 29 June, at the Palladium at Crown Melbourne. This highly anticipated event promises to be a night of celebration and recognition for the outstanding achievements in the automotive industry. Best of luck to all finalists!

2024 Automotive Industry Awards finalists


Best Small Automotive Business – Metropolitan
Sponsored by VicRoads

  • Alan Lennox Motors, Doncaster
  • Azzco Deluxe Garage, Hoppers Crossing
  • Berwick Tyrepower, Berwick
  • Bosch Car Service Ringwood, Ringwood
  • Buckley’s Auto Repairs, Yarraville
  • DSI Panels Blackburn, Blackburn
  • Melbourne Euro, Campbellfield
  • Melbourne Eurotech, Keilor East
  • Montmorency Service Centre, Montmorency
  • Ozwide Wide Tools, Thomastown
  • Prorepair Auto Care Centre, North Melbourne
  • Sheen Panel Service Brooklyn, Brooklyn
  • Sheen Panel Service Glen Waverley, Glen Waverley
  • Sheen Panel Service Kensington, Kensington
  • Sheen Panel Service Reservoir, Reservoir
  • Sheen Panel Service Tullamarine, Tullamarine
  • Smarter Choice Auto, North Melbourne

Best Large Automotive Business – Metropolitan
Sponsored by Shell Card

  • Agpower , Lilydale
  • Barry Bourke Motors, Berwick
  • BM Tech, Canterbury
  • Essendon Mazda, Essendon Fields
  • HM GEM Engines, Dandenong
  • Innovative Mechatronics Group, Hallam
  • Original Engines Co, Kilsyth
  • Patterson Cheney, Keysborough
  • Peninsula Diesel Repairs, Mornington
  • Werribee MG/LDV/SsangYong, Hoppers Crossing
  • Werribee Mitsubishi, Ravenhall
  • Werribee Nissan and Werribee GWM/Haval, Hoppers Crossing
  • Western Ford, Ravenhall
  • Western General Bodyworks, Maribyrnong
  • Western Honda Holdings Pty Ltd, Caroline Springs
  • Western Mitsubishi, Ravenhall
  • Western Nissan and Caroline Springs Jeep, Caroline Springs

Best Small Automotive Business – Regional
Sponsored by Sixfam

  • Admiral Towing, Moe
  • Auto Care Ocean Grove Pty Ltd, Ocean Grove
  • Azzi Nusser Service Centre, Wodonga
  • Cohuna Auto Electrical & Air Conditioning, Cohuna
  • CPK McLaren MotorBody, Leongatha
  • Echuca Service Centre, Echuca
  • Geelong Collision Centre, Belmont
  • Geelong Performance Centre, Bell Park
  • GMC Onsite, Warragul
  • Mansbridge Motors, Warrnambool
  • Mansfield Power Ag, Mansfield
  • PJ’s Discount Tyre Service, Castlemaine

Best Large Automotive Business – Regional
Sponsored by Podium

  • Always There Automotive, Grovedale
  • Davison Motors, Mildura
  • Morrow Motor Group, Horsham
  • Warragul Nissan & Mitsubishi, Warragul


Best Small Automotive Business – Tasmania
Sponsored by Commonwealth Bank

  • Blackmans Bay Motors, Hobart
  • Danbar Automotive Pty Ltd, New Norfolk
  • Fatbuilds 4×4, Shearwater
  • Howell Automotive, Moonah
  • Kate Presnell Bodyworks, Invermay
  • Southern Automotive, Glenorchy

Best Large Automotive Business – Tasmania
Sponsored by Haynes Pro proud partner of Motortech

  • Cooper Automotive, North Hobart
  • JMC Automotive Group, Hobart
  • Powell Motor Group, Derwent Park

President’s Award – Employee of the Year
Sponsored by Denso

  • Dylan Eagleton – Agpower, Lilydale
  • Jayden Bennett – Autobody Solutions, Kings Meadows
  • Georgia Joynson – Creswick 4WD Centre, Creswick
  • Jack Asprey    Howell Automotive, Monnah
  • Naveen Pathania – MJ Mechanical, South Hobart
  • David Pyne – Original Engines Co, Kilsyth
  • Julian Driscoll – Peninsula Service Centre, Capel Sound
  • Sebastian Wilson – Tas Trucks, Young Town

President’s Award – Employer of the Year
Sponsored by Denso

  • Innovative Mechatronics Group, Hallam
  • JMC Automotive Group, Hobart
  • Patterson Cheney, Keysborough
  • Sheen Panel Service Vic Pty Ltd, Burnley
  • Tas Trucks, Young Town

VACC and TACC will recognise the achievements of apprenticeship graduates and present awards to outstanding apprentices from across Victoria and Tasmania as part of the annual Automotive Industry Awards.


VACC and TACC are proud to host the prestigious 2024 President’s Gala Dinner. Hosted by Shane Jacobson, it will be a jam-packed evening of entertainment, gourmet food and drinks, magic, music and dancing.

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