Our Legacy.

The reimagined Telstra Best of Business Awards honour the legacy of both the Telstra Business Awards and Telstra Business Women’s Awards. Explore the impressive list of previous winners and their inspiring success stories.

Bush Medijina

Telstra Business Awards | NT | State Winner

2019 Telstra Social Change Maker

Bush Medijina started with an empty shipping container and a big dream inspired by the female elders of Groote Eylandt, an island off the coast of the Northern Territory.

Love To Dream

Telstra Business Women's Awards | NSW | National Winner

2017 Telstra Entrepreneur Award

When Hana-Lia Krawchuk gave birth to her first child, it was sleep-deprivation and exposure to continuous crying that soon led her to launch Love To Dream.


Telstra Business Women's Awards | SA | State Winner

2020 Telstra Small Business Award

In 2015, while working in the advertising industry, Hannah Spilva co-founded online flower gifting company LVLY. Setting out to challenge the floristry industry, LVLY has since become famous for its cheeky brand and convenient same day delivery service.

Mollydooker Wines

Telstra Business Awards | SA | State Winner

2019 Telstra Medium and Making Waves

In the heart of South Australia's McLaren Vale, Mollydooker Wines is turning the wine industry upside down. Quite literally, their most innovative technique involves tipping their bottles upside down and shaking them.

Scoot Boots

Telstra Business Awards | TAS | National Winner

2018 Telstra Emerging & Energised

When businesses disrupt an industry, it's rarely one that has stayed the same for over 1,500 years. But that's exactly what Scoot Boots is doing by challenging the idea of the metal horseshoe.

STEM Punks

Telstra Business Awards | QLD | State Winner

2019 Telstra Emerging & Energised

It's not often you would associate science and fun in the same sentence, but that was exactly Michael Holmstrom's mission. He created STEM Punks, a group of passionate educators helping to inspire kids and adults to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in a fun and interactive environment.


Telstra Business Awards | WA | State Winner

2019 Telstra Medium and Making Waves

When Paley Ho founded Unios from his hometown of Perth, he set out to circuit break Australia's commercial lighting industry which was heavily footed in New South Wales and Victoria, shining a light on what could be done from WA.

Water Tight Canberra

Telstra Business Awards | NSW | National Winner

2019 Telstra Small and Succeeding

In 2010, Water Tight Canberra owner, Tom Martin created a business committed to delivering seamless, honest and ethical residential and strata plumbing services. With a pledge to provide the highest customer service, Tom and his team saw the value in communicating well with clients.

Our Legacy Alumni.

For 28 years, the Telstra Business Awards helped put Australia's best small and medium-sized businesses in the spotlight. Discover the inspiring highest achievers in their respective categories over the years.

The Telstra Business Women's Awards program recognised and celebrated outstanding business women for 25 years. Learn more about these ground-breaking women and their uplifting stories.

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