Celebrating Australia’s best businesses
Congratulations to all the Telstra Business Awards winners, who have been selected by our expert judging panel as the highest achieving businesses in their respective categories. We wish them all the best with their future success, and we can’t wait to see what they’ll achieve next.
“We believe we can make a positive difference to our community through collaboration with brands, people and movements we believe in.” Jamie Wilson, Founder and Director
A full-service marketing and communications consultancy, Coordinate Group delivers strategy, creative and media to brands. With a mission to provide clients with confidence, capability and insights their clients include McDonald's, Australian National University and the Canberra Institute of Technology.
“We work with organisations, clinicians and medical researchers to build products that impact healthcare technology and create change globally.” Mohinder Jaimangal, Executive Director
Led by Executive Directors Mohinder Jaimangal, Sanji Kanagalingam and George Charalambous, Curve Tomorrow is a digital health technology company with an ambitious goal to impact the lives of one billion people. At the intersection of healthcare, commercialisation and digital product development, they work with organisations, clinicians and medical researchers to create life-changing health technology.
“We want to create equal opportunities for people to achieve success in their lives, recognising some are going to need more or less support based on their individual needs.” Peter Wilson, Managing Director Determined2 and Founder of the Immersion Therapy service
Determined2 provides innovative immersion therapy services for people living with disabilities and injuries. As a service conducted underwater, it provides a near-weightless, low-impact environment giving participants the chance to experience movements that may otherwise be impossible.
“We are changing the face of golf by focussing on flexibility, diversity, choice and accessibility - transforming an 'old' game with a new approach.” Ali Terai, Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Rather than traditional golf memberships where members are restricted to a single club, Future Golf is a community that has partnered with various golf clubs to give members affordable access to courses and golf events all over Australia. Its aim is to encourage more people to take up golf by providing a pathway for complete beginners to become regular golfers.
“Our wines have a distinctive style and taste. They are full of fruit and flavour and we are proud of the dedication, passion and energy that goes into creating every bottle.” Sarah Marquis, CEO and Chief Winemaker
In the heart of South Australia’s Mclaren Vale, Mollydooker Wines is making waves in the industry by bringing innovative techniques and an uncompromising commitment to providing exceptional quality wine at an affordable price. This family-owned winery, led by Sarah Marquis as Chief Winemaker, produces 70,000 to 100,000 cases annually and exports 80 percent of it.
“Our business directly impacts our client's lifestyle, by reducing the amount of work they need to do in their gardens. We give them more room to entertain and play.” Ash Carter, Director
New Level Landscapes prides itself on creating outdoor spaces tailored to clients’ requirements, using the highest quality products so the job only needs to be done once in a lifetime. The team focuses on both the current and planned use of the space to increase the value of the property and the client's time spent in the garden.
"We want to change the consumer health market for the better by delivering a natural, sensitive-skin-safe and environmentally friendly alternative to wound care." James Dutton, Chief Executive Officer
Nutricare creates organic, natural adhesive strips for wounds using the highest quality, sustainable ingredients available. Inspired by his son’s sensitivity to typical wound solutions, Founder James Dutton set out to create a natural product that is environmentally conscious and cost-effective.
“Since our inception, our reach and impact have grown well beyond the ACT. We now deliver our evidence-based suicide prevention, physical and mental health workplace training and support programs nationally.” Darren Black, CEO
Established in 2001, OzHelp Foundation is a national not-for-profit provider of mental health and wellbeing programs targeting hard-to-reach people working in industries that have a heightened risk of suicide, including the building, construction and mining sectors. Their vision is to see every Australian workplace contribute to enhancing workforce wellbeing.
“Our vision is to change the healthcare experience for the better, to get people out of pain and back to what they love doing.” Peter Flynn, Co-Director
Physio Fit Adelaide strives to give customers the best experience by creating an environment that is changing health care experiences for the better. The business decided to move away from traditional healthcare practices and deliver unique hospitality and comfort facilities, such as complimentary herbal tea, premium coffee and massage chairs for its customers while they wait.
“Helping brands stand out today and stay relevant is a job always worth doing. We do this by staying human-centric in our thinking, even if our delivery is decidedly digital.” Dena Vassallo, Founder & Managing Director
Society was born out of a need to change the future of public relations and marketing agencies from being profit and awards focused to becoming more human-centric. Founder Dena Vassallo created the marketing and PR business in 2017 with the promise of delivering business impact for its clients.
“We provide a fully integrated approach to supply chain, property and project management. Harnessing our expertise, we help businesses thrive.” Travis Erridge, Director
TM Insight is a specialist consultancy firm bringing together industry experience in supply chain optimisation, property advisory and project management to help businesses adapt and thrive.
“Our vision is to break the unreliable tradesperson stereotype by providing the most honest and ethical residential and strata plumbing services with the highest levels of customer service.” Tom Martin, Director
Owner Tom Martin sought to defy the lazy tradesperson stereotype and frequent second-rate work standard within the industry through his customer-first plumbing, drainage and gas-fitting company, Water Tight Canberra. Constant communication with clients as well as team training and collaboration form the backbone of this small yet successful business.