The Sebastian Timeline

1982 The company first commenced operating as Sebastian Cleaning Services The first owners named the company after a relative
1989 Matt joined the company to support himself through Uni
1992 The Recession we had to have mean that work in Matt’s field of study were in short supply. Matt decided to take a full time job as an Area Manager
1995 Matt became a shareholder
1997 Matt became the General Manager of Operations
2001 Matt purchased half of the company from his boss and had another senior manager as his business partner
2002 Expansion into New South Wales and Queensland cleaning carpets and other contract work with Target
2006 Sold the New South Wales and Queensland businesses to focus on our home market of Victoria.
2012 Matt bought his then business partner’s half of the business and became the sole owner of the company.
Dianne Simpson wins Administration Manager of the Year
2013 Company became Certified in Quality Assurance, OH&S Management and Environmental Management. ISO 9001, AS /NZS 4801, ISO 14001
Max Watson wins BSCAA Cleaner of the Year award

Sebastian commences Healthy Together Knox partnership

2014 Ross joined the business as Sales & Marketing Manager
2015 Ross and Matt agreed to have Ross and his family purchase half of the company.

Winners of 3AW Small business award

Sebastian acknowledged for Healthy Eating and Mental Health and Wellbeing
2016 Effie Madafferi Finalist in Building Services Contractors Association of Australia Cleaner of the Year award
Chad Budh wins Building Services Contractors Association of Australia Supervisor of the Year award
Sebastian wins Building Services Contractors Association of Australia Environmental Excellence award
2017 Recertification of Integrated Management System
Awarded Contract for Housekeeping and Cleaning of Wilsons Promontory National Park