From increasing Australia’s GDP and the economy to making our communities safer and healthier, equity is beneficial to all Australians. This category is for small and medium-sized businesses actively challenging exclusion and inequality to create meaningful and lasting equity for women.
If you’re achieving one or more of the following Category examples, consider nominating and entering your business for this Award.
For businesses who have developed and put internal initiatives in place focused on progressing and supporting women.
For businesses actively challenging stereotypes by reshaping traditionally male-dominated industries or roles.
For businesses with a core offering built on providing products or services that support and help women.
For businesses passionately working to keep women employed or helping women to re-enter the work force at any stage of their life.
For businesses advocating for women by having measures in place to provide career pathways to leadership positions for women.
For businesses offering training and education for women aspiring to work, or working in male dominated fields to reduce the skills gap.
For businesses resolutely fighting for, or offering equal pay and work opportunities for women.
Founded by Dr Fariba Willison in 2009, FBW Gynaecology Plus is for women, by women, and offers expert knowledge and treatment in women's health, fertility and wellness. They provide a complete vision for well-being with an approach that goes beyond treatment, extending into quality of life.
HowToo makes building digital training courses simple and accessible for businesses of every size. With HowToo, organisations can take back control of their company training and put the power to create and update their courses back in the hands of their teams and subject matter to experts.
Struber believe in building a better, brighter future through infrastructure. Their professional services have supported infrastructure projects across government, independant, national and international organisations. The team of specialists have the skills and expertise to provide practical and innovative services, who are passionate about projects that define our future.
The Bubble Launceston is a boutique specialist GP clinic providing sexual and reproductive women's health services, with a large focus on pregnancy and postpartum. The Bubble Launceston was founded in 2021 by Dr Natasha Vavrek, with the aim of providing quality women's health care in a safe and nurturing environment in a way that will educate, enable and empower women.
To enter, the following set of eligibility criteria that must be met. Each category also has specific criteria requirements too. If you have any questions about these conditions or eligibility please contact us.
All year round.
Nominations close 5 May 2023. If you miss this date, you can still nominate in advance for next year’s program.
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.
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.
Nominate an exceptional business moving Australia forward – even your own.