Telstra Best of Business Awards

Celebrating Australia's brightest changemakers

Our Awards are for small and medium-sized businesses helping build Australia's economic, social and cultural prosperity.

Why enter

Whether you progress to finalist, or go on to win a Telstra Best of Business Award, you'll access an array of invaluable experiences and opportunities to add to your arsenal of business expertise.

Plus, Awards Entrants get access to an exclusive Insights Report, helping them understand the broader business landscape in Australia, and benchmark themselves against similar businesses across the nation.

Build your profile

Our Awards provide a platform to share your passion and showcase your business. 

Recognise your team

You and your team work hard every day, and the Awards provides an opportunity to celebrate. 

Learn and network

Join a growing network of successful business leaders, share knowledge and learn from experts. 

Explore award categories

Accelerating Women

For businesses actively challenging exclusion and inequality to create meaningful and lasting equity for women.

Building Communities

For businesses making a positive impact on culture and society so everyone can thrive as part of a supportive community.

Championing Health

For businesses focused on innovative solutions, improving health outcomes for every Australian.

Embracing Innovation

For businesses innovating with technology to develop solutions for challenges faced by modern Australia.

Indigenous Excellence

For Indigenous-led, owned and operated businesses succeeding through entrepreneurialism and inspiring our next generation.

Outstanding Growth

For businesses achieving significant growth and contributing to a more resilient Australian economy.

Promoting Sustainability

For businesses reducing their environmental impact by driving sustainable change within their industry for a healthier planet.

Our 2024 program dates

Click below for details on category information, selection criteria and eligibility.

Stage 3 entries

26 June - 17 July 2024

If your Stage 2 entry is successful, you will be able to complete Stage 3. Click below for details on category information, selection criteria and eligibility. 

Q&A interviews

28 August - 2 September 2024

If your Pitch pack entry is successful, you will process to Q&A. Click below for details on category information, selection criteria and eligibility. 

State finalist announcement

9 September 2024

Entrants who are successful in Stage 3 will move on to compete at a State level. Click below for details on category information, selection criteria and eligibility. 

Nominate an exceptional business, even your own!

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Contact us

Speak with our Awards Team and call 1800 AWARDS Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (AEDT).