2024 Telstra Best of Business Awards

2024 nominations now open.

Help us celebrate the businesses moving Australia forward. Nominate a small or medium-sized business that’s making a difference.


Congratulations to our 2023 National Winners.

Moving our nation forward. That’s the remarkable achievement and impact of our 2023 Telstra Best of Business Awards National Winners. To hear their acceptance speeches and experience a bit of glitz and glamour from their big night, watch the recording of the National Gala Dinner or view images in the gallery.

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.

Build your profile

The 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.

To nominate any business, including your own, click here.

Already been nominated?

Nominees have been sent an email with a personalised link to get started. To learn more, read about the Application Process.

Explore Categories. 

Accelerating Women.

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

Building Communities.

For businesses working to make a positive impact on culture and society so people from all walks of life 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, innovation and inspiring the next generation of all Australians.

Outstanding Growth.

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

Promoting Sustainability.

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

Key Dates for the 2024  Program.

Nominations open.

All year round

Nominations close 5 May 2023. If you miss this date, you can still nominate in advance for next year’s program.

Stage 1.

27 March – 17 May 2023

The initial stage is a multiple choice assessment of your business and how successful it is. Your total score will determine whether you progress to Stage 2. You will be advised of the outcome of your entry by email.

Stage 2.

23 May – 13 June 2023

For this stage, the goal is to gain a deeper understanding of your business and give you an opportunity to expand on your answers from Stage 1.

Have a question?

Try our FAQs or speak with our Award Team. Call 1800 AWARDS Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (AEDT).