Regional Heroes 2023

Congratulations to Drought Angels, winner of the Regional Heroes competition.

Regional Heroes is a Kochie’s Business Builders initiative in partnership with Square that celebrates the passion, resilience and vital contributions that regional businesses make to our local communities.

From the seas to the trees, we’ll profile regional businesses across Australia and give one winner a chance to be titled our Regional Hero 2023 and win $48,000 worth of media and social coverage on the Kochie’s Business Builders digital network and TV show*. You can nominate your own business or anyone else’s business.

*terms and conditions apply

The winner will receive:

  • A segment featuring you and your business on our national TV show on the Seven Network
  • Social media promotion of the segment across Kochie’s Business Builders channels
  • A feature article published on the Kochie’s Business Builders website, and promoted on social media and in our weekly newsletter
  • A social video for winners’ own use


Meet Regional Hero, Reub Goldberg Brewing Machine from Tarrawanna, NSW

Meet Regional Hero, Yarramalong Farm Supplies from Yarramalong, NSW

Meet Regional Hero, Savant Apothecary
from Newcastle, NSW


With thanks to our partner, Square. 

Square has all the tools you need to run your business, from contactless payments to eCommerce to scheduling appointments and so much more. Find out how their products can help you do business smarter at