Dear Members, Partners & VIPs,

A wonderful night of celebration was had by all at NLNA’s NSW Industry Awards Night, held at Aqua Luna Waterfront Dining in Drummoyne.

The evening, sponsored by NSW Lotteries, was our best ever in Sydney and was an unprecedented success.

Special thanks to Federal Member for Bennelong Hon Jerome Laxale MP for supporting the night and delivering a strong speech that resonated with our members.

To our industry partners who attended on the night, NSW Lotteries, Henderson Greetings, ACCO Brands, News Corp, Ninsurance powered by Fitzpatrick & Co., Live Payments, Zembl and Superbolt, it was so awesome to see everyone there from Ben Keating to Brian Laws and from Annette Baxter to Rebecca Dominguez, and many more CEOs and General Managers.

To our nominees and winners – you were all amazing!

NSW Newsagent of the year – Nick Theo, The Lucky Charm QVB
Incredibly deserved winner with over 30 years of experience and expertise in the Industry, continually innovating and evolving, a really popular winner as well.

NSW Lotteries Newsagent of the Year – Jessica & Wade Tracey, Morisset Newsagency
Jessica and Wade have gone back-to-back with this award, Why? Because they are amazing retailers with so much vibe & energy, no one can stop them. They are looking for a “three-peat in 2025″!

Congratulations to our NSW Rookie of the Year – Kelvin Wu, Rouse Hill Newsagency and to our NSW Community Newsagent of the Year- Urish Damwala & Abhisek JariwalaKeppel St Newsagency.

“Small Business NSW is as strong as ever and NSW newsagents are some of the hardest working in the country”, our NLNA Ambassador Grace Du stated.

Please see below our photo gallery of winners and VIPs.

Yours sincerely,

Brendan Tohill | Chief Executive Officer
NLNA – National Lotteries Newsagents Association