A happy Masters & Co team accepts the overall prize at the 2019 Rising Stars. Photo: Gabriel Oliveira

Psychology and wellness group the master Rising Star

A commitment to make a real difference to community mental health has propelled Masters & Co Psychology and Wellness to the top of 2019’s Business News Rising Stars.

Established by managing director Rochelle Masters in 2014, Masters & Co is on track to become a true industry standout in the delivery of private psychological health services.

The company’s rapid ascension to the top of a highly-qualified field of Rising Stars followed its introduction of a new approach towards treating mental illness, capitalising on increased demand for mental health and wellness services across Western Australia.

Masters & Co was also named the best small business among the Rising Stars field.

(click here to read a PDF version of the full special report)

The 16th iteration of the Rising Stars awards was a celebration of one of its most talented and impressive cohorts.

At a gala awards ceremony held at Government House, more than 350 guests and dignitaries were entertained by roving band Muchos Mariachi and string quartet and drums combo Aquila Music.

Other businesses shortlisted for the overall prize were: MSP Engineering, which has achieved phenomenal rates of growth on the back of WA’s nascent lithium boom; The Tailor Made Spirits Co, whose West Winds gins continue to rise in popularity; and Magellan Power, which has regrown its business on the back of a resurgence in the state's mining sector.

The remaining category winners were tradie startup Plumbing Bros, indigenous business Wungening Aboriginal Corporation, not-for-profit group Mosaic Community Care, productivity specialists Illuminance Solutions, and people’s choice winner Regen Power.

Rising Stars 2019 was sponsored by Bankwest, Banksia Capital, Armada, Screenwest, Family Business Australia, AGL and Lush Content Agency.

Follow the links below to read more about each category winner in the 2019 Rising Stars.


2019 Rising Stars Category Winners

Small Business: Masters & Co Psychology and Wellness

Medium Business: Teck Global

Large Business: MSP Engineering

Family Business: Magellan Power

Startup: Plumbing Bros

Micro-business: The Tailor Made Spirits Company

Indigenous Business: Wungening Aboriginal Corporation

Not for Profit: Mosaic Community Care

Professional Services: MSP Engineering

Diversity: Illuminance Solutions

People’s Choice: Regen Power

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