Awards & Accolades

Located in Toowoomba, Queensland, we are country people with all the bells and whistles of city technology.

Congratulations Vigour Graphics…

  • 2023 Australian Rural Business Awards Finalist
  • 2023 Three Best Rated Business
  • 2023 Finalist In the Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Best Regional Business
  • 2023 Finalist In the Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Professional Services
  • 2023 Finalist In the Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Micro Business of the Year

  • 2022 Winner –  Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Professional Services
  • 2022 Winner – Business Xcellence Awards – Digital Marketing
  • 2022 Finalist Women’s Champion Small  Business 
  • 2022 Finalist In the Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Best Regional Business
  • 2022 Finalist In the Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Professional Services
  • 2022 Finalist In the Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Micro Business of the Year
  • 2021 Australia Day Award for best Community Event Cabarlah Ladies Day.
  • 2021 Finalist In the Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Micro Business of the Year
  • 2021 Bronze Winner ROAR Success – Best Regional/Rural Business

  • 2020 Finalist In the Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Professional Services
  • 2020 Finalist In the Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Innovation & Technolgy
  • 2020 Finalist In the Focus HR Business Excellence Awards – Peoples Choice

  • 2016 Nominated Business TRC Business Awards
  • 2014 Nominated Business TRC Business Awards
  • 2013 Finalist in the Queensland Multi-Media Awards for Magazine Design & Layout
  • 2012 2 silver, 1 gold International Loupe Awards
  • 2011 2 silver, 1 gold International Loupe Awards
  • 2011 Fashion, Highly Commended (5th place) World Photography Organisation
  • 2009 1 bronze, 2 silver International Photography Awards
  • 2008 1 bronze, 2 silver International Photography Awards

It’s not just us that think we are good, we have years of awards to prove it…

Speaking Roles…

Whilst public speaking is not my greatest strength, I have managed to keep everyone awake when invited to speak at the following events.

  • Border Rivers Women in Business Elevator Speech
  • Border Rivers Chamber of Commerce Website Launch
  • Goondiwindi Regional Council Image Portfolio Presentation
  • Launch of Toowoomba and Darling Downs Business Directory
  • Highfields Chamber Workshop Series on SEO
  • Small Business Workshop Series sponsored by Heritage Bank Crows Nest
  • SEO and Webdesign Workshops by Vigour Graphics
  • Bx Excite Speech

Proud Sponsor of…

I may be small, but my heart is big. I am proud to be a major sponsor of:

  • 2022 Highfields Chamber Business Careers Expo
  • 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021, 2022,2023 Cabarlah Ladies Day  www.cabarlahladiesday.com.au
  • 2014 and 2015 An in-kind sponsor of: Felton Food Festival 
  • 2014, 2015 and 2016 Pittsworth Pulse and Pain Fun Run 
  • 2014, 2015 and 2016 Pittsworth Christmas In The Park  
  • 2014, 2015 and 2016 (Goondiwindi) Easter on the Macintyre 
  • 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Goondiwindi State High School Awards Night 
  • 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Goondiwindi Junior Golf 
  •  2015. 2017, 2019 Pittsworth Amateur Thespian Society

With Lucky Door prizes to:

  • 2019, 2021,2022 Women on the move
  • 2021 Pay it Forwards to Toowoomba Mumpreneures
  • 2022 – ongoing Shell’s Kitchen
  • Border Rivers Chamber of Commerce
  • Pittsworth District Alliance Breakfast Meeting
  • Highfields and District Business ConnectionsPlus Many More…

Judging Roles…

  • 2023 Photography Section Bell Show
  • 2020 Photography Section Bell Show
  • 2015  Business Awards Nominees Judge for Millmerran Chamber of Commerce
  • 2012 Photography Exhibition, 12 shots for 12 months, Goondiwindi Photography Club 
  • 2009 2010 Photography Exhibition Goondiwindi P&A Show 

As seen in…

Vigour Graphics has been in many publications.

  • RM Williams Outback Magazine~Photography
  • Country Style Magazine~Photography and Advertisement Design
  • Border Living Magazine~ Design and Layout of Magazine, Advertisement Design, Photography and articles.
  • Photo Review Magazine~Photography
  • High Life Magazine~Photography and Advertisement Design
  • Country Living Magazine~ Photography
  • Tourism Publications~Newell Highway, North-West Magazine and Tourist Parks of Australia~Photography and Advertisement Design
  • Maps and Scientific Research Publications ~ (Including sequenced whale breaching projects) both Photography and written work
  • National and Regional Newspapers both written work and photography and advertisement design
  • Telstra~Photography for Regional and Remote 3G roll out
  • Television Advertising (WIN, Ten, Seven),
  • Published Books~Photography and written work
  • Billboards (Local and National)
  • Websites
  • Product Catalogues~Photography and Advertisement Design
  • Concert Programs~(Including Souvenir Programs for Performances) Book covers,
  • Thousands and thousands of brochures Nationally and Internationally,
  • Catalogues for Clothing and Cosmetic lines~Fashion Photography and Advertisement Design
  • Australian Womens Weekly ~ Nicole Alexander Book Releases

 

“If you give out what you can, in good things to the world, then over time it will return back to you. Often tenfold. I do believe to a certain extent, you attract your own good and bad. You sew certain seeds, and so that fruit will be ”

This is my philosophy.