2024 alumni stories

Get to know our 2024 Winners and Finalists

Across seven categories, we're proud to introduce you to our alumni — the inspiring Winners and Finalists of the Telstra Best of Business Awards.

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2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards | QLD | Business of the Year

LSKD is an Australian-owned and operated brand that prides itself on producing high-quality functional sportswear with a street aesthetic. 

With a direct to consumer app and eCommerce platform, LSKD helps Australians shop quality women's, men's and unisex apparel.

Accelerating Women

Empowered Women in Trades

2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards | VIC | State Winner

Empowered Women in Trades is a social enterprise that is helping champion tradeswomen, diversity, and gender equality. 

By collaborating with educational institutions and industry leaders it strives to help empower women and non-binary individuals to pursue and excel in careers across the trade sector.

Building Communities

Manapan Furniture

2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards | NT | State Winner

An Indigenous owned organisation, Manapan produces bespoke, high-end furniture pieces from the remote island of Milingimbi just off the north coast of mainland Australia.

The core mission of Manapan is to empower the Yolngu nation of Milingimbi by providing job opportunities through the production of its range of high-end giftware, furniture and office furnishings. 

Championing Health


2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards | TAS | State Winner

Earworx is a dedicated ear cleaning clinic with locations across Australia. Earworx specialises in removing impacted ear wax using dry and effective microsuction technology under direct observation, helping to alleviate the uncomfortable symptoms of excess ear wax. 

Indigenous Excellence

Eather Group

2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards | NSW | National Winner

Eather Group is an Indigenous family business offering sustainable solutions to traditional issues in the civil, construction and waste-to-resource industries. 

Its vision is to create a circular economy in the infrastructure sector, sourcing, transporting and re-purposing material for projects, to care for our country while developing workforce equity and diversity.

Outstanding Growth

iBuild Building Solutions

2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards | VIC | State Winner

iBuild Building Solutions specialises in the design, manufacturing, and delivery of high-quality flat pack homes and prefabricated buildings. 

With a focus on providing sustainable and affordable living solutions for all, its products include kit homes, granny flats, modular buildings, and steel structure.

Championing Health / Indigenous Excellence

Kings Narrative

2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards | NT | State Winner

Kings Narrative is an Aboriginal-owned and operated social enterprise that delivers culturally appropriate counselling and coaching. 

It runs a range of cultural immersion programs including bush medicine workshops, leadership programs, a mobile barber shop and men's wellbeing camps all aimed at healing and rebuilding. 

Promoting Sustainability


2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards | WA | State Winner

C-wise recycles organic carbon, providing smart, natural solutions to farms, communities, and industry to allow clients to make organic carbon an integral part of their operations. 

Its organic carbon helps improve soil health and productivity, powering soil to grow grain, fruits, vegetables, and support livestock.

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