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ROTY 17

Finalists in the picture at this year's Stationery News Reseller of the Year Awards, announced at Horizons (South Maroubra Beach) on 6 October.

The winners have been announced for the 17th annual Stationery News Reseller of the Year Awards, sponsored by Brother International and Australian Paper.

Taking out top honours in the metropolitan category was Quick Corporate Australia with Adelaide Direct Stationers named runner-up.

The regional winner was Bolton's Office National (Bendigo and Ballarat), with last year's regional winner Stuart & Dunn (Newcastle) named runner-up.

In total, more than 70 resellers across all states received nominations from suppliers, who voted online. 

Other finalists in this year's awards, announced in Sydney on 6 October, were:

  • Blue Ink Group (Canberra)
  • Jaybel Office Choice (Brisbane)
  • Office National Canning Vale (Perth)
  • Office National Kalgoorlie (Kalgoorlie/Boulder)
  • Our Town & Country Office National (Alice Springs)
  • Port Stationery Office Choice (Fremantle)
  • Pencraft Office National (Brisbane)
  • Rapid Office Choice (Melbourne)

Other awards presented were:

Brother Technology Award: Our Town & Country Office National.

Australian Paper 'Australian Made' Award: Quick Corporate Australia.

Community Service Award: Rapid Office Choice.

Stationery News Cover of the Year: ACCO Brands 'Artline Supreme'.

The Stationery News Supplier of the Year Award went GNS Wholesale Stationers with ACCO Brands named runner-up.

The Supplier of the Year Award is sponsored by ASA Australia, Office Brands and Office Choice.

Other finalists were:

  • Australian Paper
  • Bantex Group
  • Cumberland Corporation
  • Dynamic Supplies
  • FurnX
  • General Stationery/Allstat

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QCA's Heidi Moore-Halliday with Australian Paper's Lucas Ramsay.

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From left: Lucas Ramsay (AP), Barrie Parsons (Stationery News editor), Rod McCredden (Bolton's Office National) and Bronwyn Carroll (Brother).

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The Brother Australia team.

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From left: Katerina Krstevska (Weatherdon), Dragi Ristevski (GNS), Gavin Ward (Office Brands), Margaret De Francesco (GNS) and Chris Hoban (Surry Office National).

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John Donaghy (Discount Office Choice) flanked by Sinead and Matt Strawbridge (Our Town & Country Office National).

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From left: Brad O'Brien (Office Choice), Paul Yardley (GNS) and Lindy Hughson (Stationery News publisher).