People’s Choice Voting

You are invited to VOTE for the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD nominees, for the 2021 Redlands Coast Business Excellence Awards.

The below listed businesses, have nominated to be included in this award and now it is up to YOU to choose who is YOUR choice as a winner of Business Excellence on the Redlands Coast

See a list of all nominees below.

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List of Nominees (alphabetical order)

107 Coffee Terminal (Capalaba) – In our restaurant, our guests can expect authentic and high-quality food for a fair price. Our restaurant is proud of the seasonal and continuously evolving cuisine, which gives guests a constantly inspiring taste experience. Likewise, our dining area offers enough space and comfort, which is versatile enough for any events and celebrations.

Aegis Business Services – Aegis Business Services started nearly 8 years ago and have grown to a team of 14. We like to take the pain of financial compliance around bookkeeping, BAS, GST, payroll, taxation and cash flow away from businesses and general taxation from individuals and investors so that we can become part of the team and help our clients grow. Aegis enjoys working with client Australia wide as well as a few international clients.

Aussie Capalaba – At Aussie Capalaba we are a locally based mortgage broker. As a family owned small business, we pride ourselves in removing the bank lingo to deliver a simple easy to understand experience for your financial needs.

Barcella Restaurant (Victoria Point) – Barcella Restaurant, Victoria Point, was started in 2017 after the success of Barcella Cafe (established in 2015 in Carindale). We are an Italian/Mediterranean restaurant that is open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 7 days a week from 7:30am till late. Our target market is families of all age groups in the local area and we offer them a full service dine experience food at affordable prices. We offer a diverse menu which means there is something for all taste buds on our menu.

Bathrooms2nv – Bathroom Renovations with in Redlands and Surrounding Area.

Bay Harmony Skin & Body – Bay Harmony Skin and Body has been operating for around 18 years. Bay Harmony Skin & Body creates a peaceful and welcoming environment to help eliminate tension and stress to improve your wellbeing. We provide an experience through physical and mental rejuvenation with our skin & body treatments, refocusing stress into positive energy. 

Bayside Family Dentist Pty Ltd – Bayside Family Dentist is a family orientated general dental practice located in the heart of Birkdale. We offer a wide range of services for all ages. From regular check-ups to extensive treatment plans, including – general dentistry, children’s dental care, cosmetic dentistry and emergency treatment.

Bayside Hampers and Events – We provide Event Decor to the Greater Brisbane and Redlands areas for parties and specialised events for the general public. We provide a custom service for RSL/Sporting Clubs throughout Brisbane to help them promote their upcoming prize giveaways, raffles and promotions by sourcing products to create hampers to be used prizes and assisting with sourcing event decor.

Binary Music – With a passion for music, technology and education, Karen and Len Henderson co-founded Binary Music in 1990. The company has grown and now employs a vibrant dream team who all have their dream job and love to help the community to stop dreaming and start playing music. The company has forged strong ties with all the community and commercial music groups and hosts events, conducts music clubs and classes in their music studio adjoining the retail store. The company now celebrates 30+ years in the industry and has forged wholesale, education and retail customer relationships Australia wide.

Beautify Hair Design – Beautify Hair Design started as a 2 basin salon which Dana took over in 2013. Today we have grown to a 12 basin, award winning salon. Dana’s mission has always been to cultivate a safe safe for our guests and our team. Beautify is a salon that strives for excellence in everything that we do. From guest experience to team education and achievement. Whatever our guests desire we will work along side them to achieve!

Bloom Hearing – at Bloom™ Hearing Specialists, we believe that hearing health care should be accessible by all, without any boundaries.

Bodyfit and Flex Pilates Studio – Hello, my name is Kymmie. From the absolute beginner to the advance, we have a variation to suit every fitness and flexibility level. Our passion is building strong balanced bodies, allowing you to do life on your terms. We are proud to be a part of and support the health and wellbeing of the Redlands community, providing a wide range of classes for our members.

Booty Handmade Treasures – Booty Handmade Treasures has been a pillar in the Alexandra Hills Shopping Centre since 2006. Booty offers a unique variety of gift-ware, jewellery, clothing, shoes, home-wares, artwork and locally sourced handmade goods. Booty has customers of all ages and many regulars who rely on their personal service to help them select the perfect gift or outfit for any of their occasions.

BOQ Cleveland –Owned and Managed by husband and wife team Brett and Julie Smith for the last 10 years. Along with their amazing team alongside them, Brett and Julie are experts in all banking and finance needs. They focus on personal service through understanding each individual customers needs and wants. They work closely with the customer to meet their personal and/or business financial goals.

Brett’s Prestige Painting & Decorating – we are a husband & wife duo who kicked off a painting & decorating company servicing the Redlands for both interior, exterior, residential & commercial properties in January 2019. We love working together to help people’s dreams come true. We don’t just paint houses; we paint smiles on people’s faces.

Bristol Paints Capalaba – We are Dan & Danielle owners of Bristol Paints Capalaba, since April 2017. Bristol, the shop, has been part of the landscape of the Redlands for over 19 years, servicing both DIY and Trade customers. We continue to strive for the strongest paint & decorating identity in our community which entails building shopper confidence through friendly, expert advice, built from staff with over 40 years experience in the industry.

Buy Carz AustraliaWe offer our clients a wide range of services, to make selling your vehicle an easy process. Buy Carz Australia is here to assist you with buying a vehicle from a private seller through a licenced Dealership.

Capalaba Cat Cottage – Capalaba Cat Cottage is a multi- award-winning cat boarding ‘palace’ fit for little Kings and Queens. We know what it is like to leave your fur-babies and go away so we make every effort to ensure you stay connected and informed about how they are doing. We welcome all pussy cats from tiny tots to aged care. We have extensive experience caring for those with special medical needs eg diabetes, arthritis, hyperthyroidism, renal (kidney) disease.

Capalaba Sports Club – Capalaba Sports Club emerged from an idea by members of Capalaba Lions Club, which culminated in the establishment of the Capalaba Lawn Bowls Club in 1984. Dedicated volunteers held on to their vision and raised money to get the club established. Capalaba Sports Club has thrived, thanks largely to community support and the belief of locals in the club, its facilities and staff. We fill a gap in community service that exists locally as we operate for the benefit of our members and the local community. The community spirit that was part of the history of Capalaba Sports Club continues to inspire plans for the future.

City Cave Cleveland – We purchased the City Cave Franchise 8 months prior to opening. We drew us to this business was they it could improve the lives of such a broad demographic. We opened in June with 3 x Magnesium Float Pools, 2 x Infrared Saunas and 2 massage rooms. We help people who are in pain – Physically and Mentally! These people range from Ex Service people, Parents, Students and very stressed Front Line workers.

Dusk Capalaba – Dusk is an Australian owned company, the first store being opened in WA in 2000. Now grown to over 120 stores and counting, Dusk is a mecca for affordable luxury home fragrance, decor, and gifting solutions, with a focus on customer service. Dusk Capalaba proudly serves the Redland Coast region and beyond.

Elysium Restaurant & Bar – Owned and operated by long time local Redlands Coast residents Jason & Katie Kriedemann and Kelly & Rodney Winkleman, Elysium Restaurant & Bar was purchased and quickly renovated with the vision of providing the Redlands with a much needed premium quality fitout, environment and food and beverage offering. With over 50 + years combined hospitality experience our goal is offer premium quality food and beverages in a casual but upmarket setting with the best service offered in the region…and beyond.

Floss Family Dental Group – Floss Family Dental Group is a Redlands born and bred dental business, with practices in Wellington Point and Victoria Point. We are a compassionate and fun group of people who place enormous values on relationships. We take the time to get to know every patient we look after, and deliver truly customised dental care. As a result, we have exceptional patient loyalty, and enjoy a meaningful work environment. As an employer of 20 Redlands locals, we also care deeply about giving back and contributing to the community.

Golden Child Beauty – Golden Child Beauty prides itself on offering luxe beauty treatments for an affordable price. We have created a nurturing environment where we support & uplift women by building their inner confidence and enhancing their natural beauty. 

Great Southern Bank – We are a Bank, offering all financial services and products. We service the whole Redlands corridor and offer a fantastic range of financial products are very low rates. Home Loans are our specialty helping the Redlands community into home ownership. We do not have shareholders, so all profits go back into our products and services and low rates. We are Australia’s largest customer owned bank.

Harvest Cafe Victoria Point – We are a cafe focussing on homestyle cooking, friendly efficient service dished up in an a warm, quirky and inviting atmosphere.

Heel & Sole Man Capalaba – Our core business consists of engraving, key cutting and shoe repairs. We pride ourselves on living in the world of the solution, not the world of the problem! Our strengths are our experience and our ability to network with other businesses, both in the shopping centre and out.

I AM Montessori – I AM Montessori is holistic education that changes the way children interact with learning and their environment. This in the early years AND the Primary School programmes is seeing a reduction in anxiety and school refusal (major problems for families and schools), engagement with subjects and school lessons because of the way they are delivered. 

Injex Clinics – Founded in 2015 Injex Clinics has catapulted into the Cosmetic industry and quickly gained a reputation for outstanding products, service and quality.

iSonic Pty Ltd – We have been a Redlands-based website design and digital marketing agency since 2007 where I started in a friends garage in Cleveland. Since then we pivoted several times to keep in line with the current trends as well as distinguish our service from the countless other web companies competing in the space. With effective processes, mixed with a local friendly team we have been able to service local small and micro businesses by growing their awareness and customer base on a consistent and ongoing basis.

Its Personal Boutique Hair Lounge – A Boutique Hair Salon with a personal one to one service. We are a full service salon which means we cater in all aspects of skill set to accomodate our clients individual requests, we love adding a little finesse to the service with additional complimentary comforts upon each visit. Majority of our products are sourced here in Australia , and are focused on environment and client preference. We truly we believe that we make a difference to many.

Jaipur Palace – Jaipur Palace is an Indian restaurant very well liked & supported by the Redlands. It has been serving excellence Indian cuisine to the redlanders for nearly 23 years. The ambiance is unbelievable and it seats around 200 guests. Jaipur is known for its mouth watering dishes and excellent service.

Jam Promotion & Events – Jam Promotions & Events (JPE) are renowned in the retail industry for providing professional promotional services to shopping centres and the corporate sector. Jam Promotions & Events offer services including: Santa Photos, School Holiday Workshops, Brand Ambassadors, Easter Promotions and much more. With more than 30 years customer service and management experience, Margie provides the personal touch, working with you to ensure the successful and enjoyable event that you envisage.

Lash’d Beauty & Wellness – Specialising in; Eyelash Extensions, EyEnvy Lash Growth Serum, Spray Tans, Liquid Collagen, Skincare, Health & Wellness Support, Clean Living & Household Care. 

Life Fit Functional Training – Originally run from Redlands parks as bootcamps and part of the Redlands Healthy and active program in 2018, the needs of the Life Fit FT community increased. I pride myself on training any client no matter what their fitness level or what obstacles in life or body restrictions they may be facing. We are focus(ed) on mental health and continuing with healthy food choices and Moving More to Life More!

Maple Remedial Therapy – conditions such as neck pain or stiffness, repetitive strain injuries sciatica, headaches, sports injuries and many more conditions can be eased with a remedial treatment. My network of clients extends from ages as young as 9 and as old as 91. I see all injuries from sports related, to work and posture related, as well as more chronic and long term conditions.

Mathers Shoes – Mathers understands that both style and comfort begin with your shoes. We stock a wide range of leading Australian and international brands. We pride ourselves on providing products of premium quality and comfort.

Mirusia Productions – Mirusia Productions operates from the Redlands and serves a base for the soprano. Since 2007, Mirusia has been touring globally performing for audiences around the world, featuring on over 20 Million CDs and DVDs sold around the world, and winning numerous awards within the Arts Industry. Mirusia Productions tours, produces recordings and runs Artist Development Sessions.

Moran Power Solutions – Full electrical contracting services for residential and commercial clients inclusive of solar, air-conditioning and security systems.

My Local Vet – We are the friendliest team of animal experts you will ever meet, delivering a uniquely personal service to our rapidly growing client base. Our vision is to create a work space that enables our fully qualified veterinarians and nurses to do their best work and in doing so, provide the highest standard of care to our patients and their parents.

Neumann Steel – Neumann Steel is a member of the Neumann Group of Companies. The company can cater to the needs of all concrete reinforcing customers including resellers, commercial construction, civil construction, residential builders, concreters and DIY customers. Of our distribution network, Capalaba branch drives volume through the largest SEQ market (Brisbane). This makes it one of our busiest branches in both the retail and distribution sectors.

New Dawn Pilates and Yoga – New Dawn Pilates and Yoga offers a whole range of holistic fitness services to all ages and abilities including pilates, yoga and meditation . We focus on improving your physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

Night Ninjas Incorporated – Night Ninjas Inc. is a registered charity that support the homeless and vulnerable in the Redlands City. This is achieved through a dedicated and committed group of close to 40 volunteers. Night Ninjas now has a dedicated and specifically fitted vehicle to conduct our weekly Monday night feeds. Whilst we could never solve all the problems of our clients, we do approach each interaction with a few intentions. A safe place to interact, leaving with a full belly and having someone to refer them on to the right places in our community to get assistance. 

Old School House Gallery Inc – The Old SchoolHouse Gallery (OSHG) was officially opened on October 1990. Our mission statement is to nurture, promote and educate artists by offering them opportunities to learn, exhibit and sell their work. The gallery is a space to showcase the artistic works of local artists. The gallery occupies two buildings of local historical significance, Cleveland’s first official schoolmaster’s house and the railway siding. and is a popular tourist destination. The history and heritage of the buildings haver been carefully preserved and gallery members are actively encouraged to offer insight into this part of Redland’s heritage.

OPA Greek Cuzina – OPA Greek Cuzina is the newest, most exciting Greek restaurant located in Victoria Point Lakeside that brings all the flavours of the Greek Islands down under. The menu is fueled by flavour and memories, combining traditional flavours, fresh high quality local ingredients, and the simplicity of home cooking. 

PhotoHunter – Sam has the power to change people’s lives. Sam Hunter lives and breathes photography. To Sam, photography has nothing to do with ‘a quick click and flick’ and everything to do with connection and transformation. Sam’s photoshoots are often a transformative experience for her clients. PhotoHunter empowers you to move forward with poise and confidence.

REA Global Pty Ltd – Established in 2010 as Renewable Engineering Australia, REA’s mission is to inspire positive change and help accelerate the transition to sustainable energy globally. With key focus on the energy efficiency independence, smart home technology and electric vehicle transport our goal is to create sustainable future living today.

Redlands Touch Football Association – Redlands Touch is a sporting organisation based in Cleveland. The Club supports over 1,500 junior players and more than 1,000 senior players. The Club provides participation opportunities for junior and senior players, referees (junior and senior) coaches and volunteers. The Club also offers a development pathway for players, referees and coaches. The Club was established in 1978 and has a proud history of community involvement and on-field success at regional, state and national competitions. In its 43 year history, the Club has produced 47 Australian players.

Reliable Property Repairs – we commenced on a part time basis in September 2013 as a father & son duo working mostly for a real estate client base. We now have a steady workflow that requires 2 full time admin & 4 handymen as well as the director who undertakes most of the quoting & BDM type roles. We have over 100 years experience between our handymen team who are equipped to undertake most jobs around the home & office.

Retirement Care Solutions – Retirement Care Solutions (RCS) has provided comprehensive downsizing, retirement care and aged care support solutions for ageing consumers and their families in Redlands, Logan and Brisbane and parts of South East Qld. We offer a service that is affordable, compassionate and client-centric, which takes away the hassle and gives retirees, older seniors and their families peace of mind, knowing they have made the best decision for themselves or their loved ones.

Right Roofing Restorations Pty Ltd – Servicing the Redlands since 2015 restoring and repairing tiled and metal roofs.

ROCKIT Productions Pty Ltd – Both a production company and an educational institution, ROCKIT Productions is the fusion of arts training and entertainment production. ROCKIT is the only business of its kind in Redland City with a unique format to stand out from the crowd and give back to the community we call home. Our primary focus is Youth Musical Theatre Training, working with students from Prep to Grade 12 in an extracurricular format. Our philosophy at ROCKIT is to deliver excellent training, in a safe, positive, non-competitive environment.

Shutter and Film – A wedding and lifestyle photographer; who photographs natural light sessions & provides affordable products.

Skye Dental – Skye Dental is a small local private practice owned by Brisbane born Dr. Jena Ward opened in 2017, as a fresh face in dental industry offering friendly and professional care to service family and cosmetic dentistry in the Redlands community.

Straddievarious – Straddievarious gallery supports the local Redlands Community of Artists by showcasing their works for sale. The gallery offers a safe and inviting place for the artists to sell their works and gives people the opportunity to view and purchase original artwork all sourced from the local Redlands area. 

TPK Bathrooms – TPK Bathrooms is a locally owned and operated bathroom renovation business, with over 90% of work being carried out within the Redland City boundaries. Even though we are not restricted to only bathrooms under the terms of our QBCC licence, we have chosen to specialise in this area of renovations and have now renovated over 900 bathrooms for our clients. 

Tribe Training – We have a passion to help others in the community and share a love for a healthy lifestyle. We are both qualified coaches with a huge passion for group fitness. We believe all abilities and ages should be welcomed and involved in moving daily. Our approach is directly bridged from our passion and past experiences in the Army. We are on a mission to help as many people as we can, to improve lives and enable a long, happy and prosperous life to all we meet. To do this we are building a TRIBE of people who want to share this with us.

Victoria Point Sharks Sporting Club – The Victoria Point Sharks Sporting Club is a not-for-profit Community Club which was established in 1966 originally as a Football Club, diversifying into a Sporting Club in 1995.  The Club currently offers 7 different sports, and is viewed as the the hub of the local community. With over 14,000 members, the Club is a popular sporting and social venue in the Redlands.

Well of Harmony – I am a trained Holistic Kinesiologist. It’s important to balance all areas of life and health – physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. I work with practitioners you already have on your team and I will recommend and refer to benefit your health as needed. Improve your life, health and wellbeing.

Yes Please Skin – We service clients that have minor to major skin concerns, creating skin happiness and confidence. Our products, services and education pay special detail to achieving this for our clients and we have been known as industry leaders Australia wide for our approach to this.

The Award Objectives

The objectives of the Redlands Coast Business Excellence Awards Program for 2021 and beyond.

Award criteria and interview questions are aligned with the Awards Framework and Objectives to allow businesses across all sectors and industries to tell their story in a way that allows for consistent, fair and measurable merit-based judging.


Recognise business excellence in line with the Redlands Coast Chamber of Commerce strategic vision and plan


Celebrate the growth, improvement and innovation of local business and industry


Promote excellence in business leadership, strategy and relationships to deliver results


Support and celebrate a culture of community spirit and connection