Awards News

It's time to look ahead and reward the excellence, adaptability and sheer passion that this industry abounds with.

This year there could we two winners - best new dealer shop and best dealer shop.

We're looking for Australia's best heavy vehicle repair business.

Extensive renovations have totally transformed this shop into a facility that will even impress its highly particular Porsche and BMW customers.

Paint & Panel welcomes the latest award sponsor, a company that has services the heavy vehicle repair industry for over four decades.

It’s hard to find fault with Wayne Phipps Smash Repairs. It’s run as a highly professional business which excels in every field from quality of repairs to customer service, yet maintains the individuality and soul of an independent entity.

When Mick Caruso decided to design his ideal rapid workshop he had no idea just how much it would benefit both the business and his work life balance.

It's been a few years since we visited this previous award winner in the Adelaide Hills. Tom and Lucia Campaniello have been very busy upgrading their business.

One of the most attractive panel shops we’ve seen. Richard and tricia have created a welcoming repair business in this rapidly growing, semi-rural location.

Woodriff Smash repairs is vast, with three sheds covering 7,000m2 which includes paint, panel, mechanical as well as servicing and detailing – and they are popping at the seams and planning to expand.

Tyden Hadwen has a clear vision for his business - high quality repairs for discerning prestige car owners, and this shop is thriving.

If you get back what you put in then Dan and Meghan Leishman will continue to go from strength to strength.

This young, enthusiastic team are a breath of fresh air. Hard working and ambitious, we see a bright future for them.

Flagstaff Autobody Repair Specialists in Kensington started out spectacularly winning Best New Shop back in 2012 and has continued to improve year on year.

Weststar Prestige Paint and Panel is an oasis of calm. Everyone going quietly and efficiently about their business, and it is very, very easy on the eye.

From book keeper to autobody repair shop owner, Lana Pagiamtzis is just getting into her stride.