2018 ABIA 'Bride And Groom Competition' Winners

Congratulations to the winning couples of the 2018 ABIA Bride And Groom Competition! Find the list of ABIA BAG Winners for the Wedding Cash Prizes & Bonus Prizes below. We look forward to welcoming more engaged couples to join next year's ABIA BAG Competition in February 2019!

​A big thank you to all the fantastic Wedding Vendors which contributed to Australia's most beloved wedding competition and a further thank you to all the couples who made this experience so much fun & so very memorable! 

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ABIA BAG Prizes

Major Prize
1 couple won $10,000 in Wedding Cash to spend on ABIA Vendors

State Prizes
5 couples WON $1,000 in Wedding Cash to spend on ABIA Vendors!

Bonus Prizes
120+ couples WON a bonus prize, sponsored by ABIA Vendors!
 


 

ABIA Cash Prize Winners

 

ABIA BAG Prize  Value  Winner's Name Partner's Name
Major Wedding Cash Prize  $10,000.00 Emma Louise Brackman Sam Cooper
State Wedding Cash Prize (New South Wales)  $1,000.00 Courtney Jones Andy
State Wedding Cash Prize (Queensland)  $1,000.00 Annalise Kircher Jackson Gooding
State Wedding Cash Prize (South Australia)  $1,000.00 Cassandra Jane Rhys
State Wedding Cash Prize (Victoria)  $1,000.00 Jessica McCall Cam Young 
State Wedding Cash Prize (Western Australia)  $1,000.00 Zane Goncalves Elle papalia

 

ABIA Bonus Prize Winners

 

Sponsor's
Business Name
State Bonus  Prize   Value  Winner's Name Partner's Name
A Baskets Delight NSW Wedding Favours/Thank You Gifts  $100.00 Ainslie williams Brad Cassar 
A Baskets Delight NSW Wedding Favours/Thank You Gifts  $100.00 Sarah McCulloch Michael Wilson
A Baskets Delight NSW Wedding Favours/Thank You Gifts  $100.00 Antonia Luke
Artistique Photography by Nicolette NSW Plantinum Photography & Engagement Package  $2,000.00 Jessica Borland  Daniel Shaw
Brown Sugar Cakes NSW Voucher Towards Wedding Cake  $250.00 Renai Galea Anthony Buttiglieri
Candice Campbell Photography  NSW  Free Second Shooter or
$700 towards a wedding album 
 $700.00 Jaime-Lee Gell Mitchell Micevski
Hair on the Move 2 U NSW Hair & Makeup for 3 People  $798.00 Aaron Fyfe Amelia Baylis 
Heather McDowall NSW  The Scarlett Headpiece    $279.00 Sally Howard Luke McPaul
Molossi Designs NSW Personalised Heart Drop Guest Book  $140.00 Melanie Hepple Chris Bondin
MomentUs Foto NSW  6 hour photobooth & flower wall package   $1,300.00 Paige Coomber Chris Swaine
Monique Lawler Makeup NSW Voucher towards Make-Up  $500.00 Kiara Teuila Bahamondes-Mckibbin Thomas Paul Lattimore
Motion Reel Films NSW Voucher towards Videography  $1,200.00 Shae Mitchell Sam
Motion Reel Films NSW Voucher towards Videography  $1,200.00 Brydie Davis Ian L.
Motion Reel Films NSW Voucher towards Videography  $1,200.00 Rachel Hayes Timothy Howard
Motion Reel Films NSW Voucher towards Videography  $1,200.00 Lianne Bissel Andrew
Motion Reel Films NSW Voucher towards Videography  $1,200.00 Melina Mark
Nathan Isaacs Photography  NSW  Professional Image Touching Package.
And 20% off Voucher towards Wedding Photography 
 $5,000.00 Lucinda Shilcock Derek Edwards
Prestige Hire NSW  Free Mercedes Getaway!   $400.00 Brittney Leach Tyson Scott
Rolls Royce Hire NSW WIN a Rolls Royce Wedding Car Package worth $5,195!  $5,195.00 Laura Cann Kyle Howard-Smith
Sofia Bridal Flowers NSW Voucher towards Flowers  $1,000.00 Anita Lun Steven Pham
Sposabella Bridal NSW  Voucher Towards Wedding Dress  $2,000.00 Lauren Towns Lucien De Matos
Webster Entertprises  NSW  Name ring, cake topper & place cards   $320.00 Sally Beukers Reece Smith 
Wild Weddings NSW Cadillac for 4 Hours + Getaway   $1,000.00 Amber Coles Kurtis Jones
Wild Weddings NSW 2 Cadillacs for 4 Hours + Getaway   $2,500.00 Antonia Belcore Tristan Mckenzie 
Wild Weddings NSW  2 Mercury Sleds + Getaway   $5,000.00 Juliette Ford Ryan Hassett
Williams The Jewellers NSW Voucher towards Wedding Rings  $550.00 Jade Halley Matthew Timlin
Work It! With Kathy G NSW  Free Bridal Makeup for 1 person  $150.00 Jessica Kidd Daniel Flynn
Work It! With Kathy G NSW  Free Bridal Makeup for 1 person  $150.00 Phoebe Lane Joshua Louder
Work It! With Kathy G NSW  Free Bridal Makeup for 1 person  $150.00 Breanna Grant Williams Douglas Temiguian
Bella Rae Cosmetics QLD Bridal Shower Package  $640.00 Tani Stubbs  Gareth Bloudell 
42 Band QLD Voucher Towards Wedding Band  $1,000.00 Emma Beth Borsboom  Daniel PHELPS 
42 Band QLD Voucher Towards Wedding Band  $1,000.00 Shannen brown  Joshua martin
42 Band QLD Voucher Towards Wedding Band  $1,000.00 Brooke Millar Mick
Andrew English Photography QLD  Bronze Photography Package  $750.00 Rachel Grosvenor Jarred Hinds
Angie J Collection QLD  Luxurious Bridal Robe and Lingerie Collection  $1,000.00 Vanessa Reddan Shannon Haegler 
Ann Joubert Marriage Celebrant  QLD Voucher towards Celebrant  $550.00 Kirsty Cutting Shaun Mills
Bartle House QLD  Voucher for the Wedding Package of 3 Nights' stay and Wedding venue hire for 100 guests    $2,500.00 Paris McLaughlin  Eleanor Meech
Camilla Victoria Photography  QLD  Bridal Boudoir Session Add-On including a Little Black Book   $650.00 Jade martell Josh baulch
Candy's Edible Art QLD Voucher towards a 3 tier fondant wedding cake.  $250.00 Rosana Trieu Nathan Skurrie
Candy's Edible Art QLD Voucher towards a 3 tier fondant wedding cake.  $250.00 Mikayla Jade longhorn Alexander Paul hughes
Candy's Edible Art QLD Voucher towards a 3 tier fondant wedding cake.  $250.00 Tina livermore  Bryce
Candy's Edible Art QLD Voucher towards a 3 tier fondant wedding cake.  $250.00 Kirsty Cutting Shaun Mills
Evoque Makeup QLD Voucher towards Hair & Makeup for 5 or more adults.  $200.00 Heather Lopez Laurie Williamson
Evoque Makeup QLD Voucher towards Hair & Makeup for 5 or more adults.  $200.00 Ashley pendlebury Joshua wilkinson 
Evoque Makeup QLD Voucher towards Hair & Makeup for 5 or more adults.  $200.00 Katherine Devine  Sean Hately 
Evoque Makeup QLD Voucher towards Hair & Makeup for 5 or more adults.  $200.00 Natalie McKittrick Jose Valderrama
Evoque Makeup QLD Voucher towards Hair & Makeup for 5 or more adults.  $200.00 Zoe Lent Adam Mailer 
Fairytale Films QLD  Videography Voucher   $200.00 Katherine Fiedler Troy Muscat
Fairytale Films QLD  Videography Voucher   $200.00 Sarah Bellchambers  Andrew McCabe
Fairytale Films QLD  Videography Voucher   $200.00 Renae Muller Chris Assaf
First Bridal Dance QLD  Love Is In The Air package   $1,000.00 Gemma Long Brant Rippon
Hills Celebrant Services  QLD WIN $500 to spend on any package!  $500.00 Rebecca Meredith Matthew Thomas 
Invitation Designs by Eliza QLD Wedding Invitation Voucher  $150.00 Emma Richardson  Matthew Warren 
Invitation Designs by Eliza QLD Wedding Invitation Voucher  $150.00 Kathryn Carson  Rick Howell 
Invitation Designs by Eliza QLD Wedding Invitation Voucher  $150.00 Kirsten Newton  Luke stanley
Kathleen O'Grady Celebrant QLD Celebrant & MC Package  $1,500.00 Leilani Vargas Daniel Gatt
Michelle Pagonis Bridal QLD Voucher Towards Bridal Accessories  $100.00 Simone Vecchi Tim stephenson 
Michelle Pagonis Bridal QLD Voucher Towards Bridal Accessories  $100.00 Amber brooker Chris
MJ Designs QLD  Full Stationery Package   $500.00 Courtney McMahon Tyrone Parker
MJ Designs QLD  Full Stationery Package   $500.00 Ashley pendlebury Joshua wilkinson 
MJ Designs QLD  Full Stationery Package   $500.00 Dean Oppelaar Carol Milanovic
MJ Designs QLD  Full Stationery Package   $500.00 Kirstie Tyson Brendan Trickett
MJ Designs QLD  Full Stationery Package   $500.00 Theresa Fleming Keith McCoombes
Nikki Mitchell QLD 3 x Free Mousse Tans + Coconut Tan Extender & Brow Shaping  $350.00 Jacqui Doyle Blake Scurr
Redland Bay Golf Club QLD $1000 towards your ceremony and rose package   $1,000.00 Nicole O'leary  Callan Stephens 
Rosa and Mary's Bridal Shop QLD  Voucher towards any dress or bridal accessories   $500.00 Ebony Barrett Jake Eldred
Rosa and Mary's Bridal Shop QLD  Voucher towards any dress or bridal accessories   $500.00 Monette Aitken Lewis samuels 
Rosa and Mary's Bridal Shop QLD  Voucher towards any dress or bridal accessories   $500.00 Tara masters  Karam louli 
Rosa and Mary's Bridal Shop QLD  Voucher towards any dress or bridal accessories   $500.00 Shannen brown  Joshua martin
Rosa and Mary's Bridal Shop QLD  Voucher towards any dress or bridal accessories   $500.00 Annabel Dewar Chris Halpin
Strictly Bridal QLD 1 Free Bridesmaids Wedding Dress  $450.00 Amy Zambelli Joshua Tate
Strictly Bridal QLD 1 Free Bridesmaids Wedding Dress  $450.00 Kylie Keegan Benjamin Keevers
Strong Images  QLD Voucher Towards an $8,000 Photography/Videography Package  $4,000.00 Naomi Dayne
Suit Society QLD Voucher Towards Suits  $300.00 Tarina Leggett Timm Ackers
Suit Society QLD Voucher Towards Suits  $300.00 Kayla Frame Jarrod Clay
Wheels to Weddings QLD (3) hour hire of White Jaguar Mk V Wedding Cars   $765.00 Harriet Suchall  Nathan Huang
Mac Loxton Photography QLD Voucher Towards Photography  $300.00 Annalise Kircher Jackson Gooding
Mac Loxton Photography QLD Voucher Towards Photography  $300.00 Caitlin Moro Perez Melvin
Mac Loxton Photography QLD Voucher Towards Photography  $300.00 Nicole O'leary  Callan Stephens 
Mac Loxton Photography QLD Voucher Towards Photography  $300.00 Lauren Hill Brad Applegate
Ahsan Qureshi  SA Voucher Towards Photography  $500.00 Adela Paz David Albornoz
Avalon City Imaging Photography SA Engagement Session or a bridal boudoir   $545.00 Pru Andrews  Paul jones
Avalon City Imaging Photography SA engagement session or a bridal boudoir   $545.00 Ashleigh Darrie Brian Plane
Avalon City Imaging Photography SA engagement session or a bridal boudoir   $545.00 Chloe Struthers  Robert Hermann 
Avalon City Imaging Photography SA engagement session or a bridal boudoir   $545.00 Arainia Clarke Ryan Kubernat 
Avalon City Imaging Photography SA engagement session or a bridal boudoir   $545.00 Bianca Di Manno Mark Carnovale
Avid Entertainment  SA $1,500 dj & sax Package!  $1,500.00 Chloe Harrison  Scott Lawson 
Beresford Estate SA  Ultimate Wine Lovers' Experience: 2 Nights Accomodation, Bottle of Wine, local produce pack on arrival and full stocked mini bar + Wine Tasting Experience + Estate Discovery Tour in Beresford Estate Golf Buggy with wine in hand!   $3,200.00 Jasmine Flavell Jack Sheridan
Donna Felici Photography SA 6 hour Wedding Photography Package  $1,050.00 Briarna hendley Karl smith
L.A. Makeup Artist SA Voucher Towards Bridal or Hens Makeup  $100.00 Rebecca Firmstone Simon Smith
L.A. Makeup Artist SA Voucher Towards Bridal or Hens Makeup  $100.00 Ashleigh Darrie Brian Plane
L.A. Makeup Artist SA Voucher Towards Bridal or Hens Makeup  $100.00 cassie hinchy mawson tilley
Scarlet Studios SA Free upgrade worth $2100 from Scarlet Studios from Gold to Titanium package  $2,100.00 Alyssa Wood David Jones
St Francis Winery SA  Free Ceremony Hire   $550.00 Hannah Beale  Lewis Holswilder
Amor & Co VIC  Wedding Consultancy Package   $5,650.00 Bianca de Reus Matt Dean
And The Veil Bridal VIC Toward an in-store gown  $500.00 Jessica Mastroianni 
Baxter Barn VIC  Voucher towards Wedding Venue  $500.00 Josh Robson Ash Rigg
Black Avenue Productions VIC 10 hours photography + videography package. $6,000.00 Nicole Koroneos Jeremy
Blissful Inspirations Cakes VIC  $250 towards your wedding cake!   $250.00 Claire Manderson Harley
Blissful Inspirations Cakes VIC  $250 towards your wedding cake!   $250.00 Hazel smith Jamie bursic
Blissful Inspirations Cakes VIC  $250 towards your wedding cake!   $250.00 Laura Ciufoli Paul Karlis
De Ross Artistry VIC  Bridal & Bridesmaids Makeup for 3 People!   $350.00 Tung Ngo Joanne Van
Desiren VIC Voucher towards Photography or Videography  $1,000.00 Rosie Antypas Martin Milkovic
Flowers by Cassy VIC Voucher towards Wedding Flowers  $100.00 Cassandra Smith  Brendan Michaels 
Flowers by Cassy VIC Voucher towards Wedding Flowers  $100.00 Jessica Connor Richard Domeyer
Flowers by Cassy VIC Voucher towards Wedding Flowersw  $100.00 Phoebe Gerring Nathan Fiteni
Flowers by Cassy VIC Voucher towards Wedding Flowers  $100.00 Kristy  Luke 
Flowers by Cassy VIC Voucher towards Wedding Flowers  $100.00 Chantelle Bown Peter Craig 
Going Gourmet VIC  Voucher towards Weddig Catering  $250.00 Yagmur Bruzzese Lucas Ladgrove 
Hair by I - Yarrambat Hair, Beauty & Spa VIC Pre-Weding Couples' Pamper to help relax and calm the nerves.   $438.00 Celeste Casale Matthew Poland
MJ's Mobile Music / Retro DJS VIC Full DJ & MC Package   $1,800.00 Carly Culpin  Lachlan Mcgilvray 
Oz Snaps Photography VIC Voucher towards Photography or Videography.  $1,200.00 Claire Hartlieb-Baudouin Daniel Laczoffy
Sharon Crossman VIC Ceremony Music Package  $490.00 Suzie Bafataki Amar Winayak
Weddings Parties Entertainment VIC Mirror Booth 5 hours & DJ 6 hours  $3,000.00 Louise kenney Wei Shen
White chilli Photography VIC pre-wedding photoshoot   $1,000.00 Lauren Movric Michael Morabito
The Candy Buffet Company VIC  Free Personalised Upgrade package.
Includes Lillipops, Choc Bars, Candy Boxes, Centrepiece  
 $250.00 Frances Smith  William Cunningham 
Hopscotch Weddings & Events WA Wedding Planning & Coordination Package  $4,500.00 Tarja O'Keefe Shiko Da Silva
Mat Shaw Photography WA  Engagement Shoot   $250.00 Renae Austin Nicholas Gangell