Stockland Forster is located on the mid-north coast of NSW and services a main trade area of approximately 36,100 people. The Centre has a GLA of 39,014sqm and is anchored by fantastic major tenants including Aldi, Coles, Woolworths, Kmart and Target Country plus over 70 specialty stores to cater for the everyday shopping needs of our local community as well as the seasonal tourist market.

Stockland Forster also offers an outdoor takeaway food/ café precinct conveniently located next to our children’s play area. The adjoining Retail Park offers 7 large format bulky goods retailers including Rezzie Betta Electrical, Bunnings Warehouse, Petbarn, Jax Tyres and Anytime Fitness.

Stockland Forster…it’s your place.

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Forster Bowling Club

Forster Bowling Club was established in 1954. The club has a Chinese Restaurant which is open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. The club also has a coffee shop which offers a range of cakes and light meals. The club has bingo on Mondays. Raffles are held on Thursday & Friday nights. Saturday and Sunday afternoons. We have a courtesy bus for those who do not want to drive which covers the area from Forster Keys to Tuncurry, bookings are essential.

At the Entertainment Centre the club has a dinosaur themed 9 hole putt putt course, New York street styled laser skirmish, tenpin bowling lanes and amusement machines.

The club has recently expanded their portfolio and purchased the Palms Motel which has 36 rooms, pool, function room, etc we have different packages some of those already created are for families, seniors, & bowlers, which will bring more visitors to our Club. The packages include the motel, the entertainment centre and club.

Members of the club also receive a 10% deposit on any bookings made in their names.


Win Television

WIN Television has a long and proud tradition of bringing fun, engaging and informative content to regional Australians. Home to award winning shows such as The Project and Masterchef and premium Australian content such as Have You Been Paying Attention, Gogglebox, The Living Room, I’m A Celebrity….Get Me Out of Here, Australian Survivor, The Batchelor and Bondi Rescue. The WIN Network including Peach, BOLD and Sky News on WIN provides a strong platform to build strategic and value for money advertising solutions for our clients establishing what their business wants to achieve and developing a game plan to get the WINning edge.


Johnson and Thompson accountants

The Team at Johnson & Thompson have been working with businesses in the Manning Valley and surrounding areas for over 50 years.  Our friendly and approachable staff’s aim is to provide a high quality service that you and your business needs and deserves.    

Johnson & Thompson’s staff are up to date with the latest in accounting standards and technical knowledge through ongoing training. 

At Johnson & Thompson we encourage our clients to be proactive about their finances and accounting processes.  Gone are the days when you go to see your accountant once a year, we want to be involved and proactive on a day to day basis.  We offer an accounting service that utilises technology in a way which enables us to stay in touch with our clients, in a way that only an in-house accountant used to be able to do.   

Johnson & Thompson can provide you with solutions for your businesses – accounting and bookkeeping needs, not just at tax time, but throughout the year.


Concept Design Kitchens

Concept Design Kitchens and Joinery is owned and managed by Tod Gribble. Tod has been in the industry since 1999 and provides a first class range of services including, kitchen design and manufacturing, all joinery and cabinetry to a very high standard.

Tod’s work ethic is complemented by a keen eye for detail and innovative design concepts. His introduction to the trade was provided by his grandfather, a craftsman in cabinetry and furniture making and restoration, as well as an honorary member of the Australian Institute of Construction Supervisors. In 2005, Tod completed his apprenticeship and was recognised for his dedication and quality of workmanship in receiving the HRATA award for Trainee of the Year.

Concept Kitchens and Joinery offers state of the art designs and a focus on satisfying client requests.


Mid Coast Automotive

In November 2015 my business partner and I purchased the existing dealership and named it Mid Coast Automotive Group. We are franchisee’s for Ford, Nissan, Isuzu Ute, and Kia as well as a huge range of pre-owned vehicles.

We employ 50 local people who sell, service, supply parts, and provide finance for the vehicles we sell.

 Over this time the business has won many awards from the franchise’s we represent, as well as being announced Business Leader a couple of years ago at these awards.

 We are thrilled to be a sponsor at Business Awards night and congratulate all the entrants and winners to their respective categories


Newcastle Permanent

Newcastle Permanent’s vision is to be the leading retail banking business in Australia by helping our customers achieve financial success and contributing to the wellbeing and vibrancy of the local communities we serve. 

For the past 115 years we have provided a better way of banking through our customer-owned banking model to help our customers transact, save, protect and borrow. 

We are 100% owned by our customers, not shareholders, so all the value we create is shared only with our customers and our local communities. 

We are one of the largest and financially strongest customer-owned banking institutions in Australia, and continue to evolve with our customers’ needs, developing our digital services to complement our branch and ATM networks.



Dave Kedwell started his own business in 1986 in Taree and contracted for larger companies with an emphasis on pre-cast concrete structures.

Since 1992 Kedwell Constructions has designed and /or constructed over 50 precast concrete structures in the Taree, Forster, Port Macquarie and Tea Gardens areas.

Some of their projects include. — MID COAST FORD-2000. EVERYDAY LIVING COMPLEX- 2002. SUPERCHEAP AUTO.- 2003. TAREE MOTORAMA OFFICE , WORKSHOP - 2004. TAREE MERCEDES- 2005. TAREE HIGHWAY SERVICE CENTRE— 2008. BUNNINGS—2009. TRADELINK—2010. TEA GARDENS WATER TREATMENT PLANT— 2012. OFFICEWORKS—2014. V W SHOWROOM—2015. TUNCURRY H S V— 2016. TAREE HOCKEY CLUB EXTENSION—2017, as well as many other largeindustrial and commercial building,s and some tilt up houses.

Kedwell Constructions became a company in 2014 with Dave and son Dion being directors. They have a core group of only 6 employees and turn over between $1 million to $3 million worth of contracts each year.

In the last 25 years Kedwell Constructions have put 16 apprentices through their time and have supported many charities and local sporting bodies.

They are currently constructing 1,000 square metres of wall panels for a major extension to St Claire’s High School.


Become a Sponsor

We currently have enough sponsors for each category of the 2019 MidCoast Business Awards. However, if you would like to become a sponsor for the 2020 Awards, please contact us via email and we will register your interest.

A Sponsorship Prospectus package is available on request.