Here’s your chance to vote for your favourite Aussie business as part of the Telstra People’s Choice Award. Who will you pick out of these finalists?

The Telstra Business Awards are an exclusive platform that recognise Australia’s best businesses, provide expert advice and help businesses gain the credibility to unlock new opportunities.

Behind each local business are people who day-in and day-out dedicate their lives to bringing us the services that we need. They inspire us for their resilience, courage and incredible commitment to business. They deserve our support.

Café Mojo Mundaring

That’s why we have the Telstra Business Awards. For over 25 years now, we’ve been celebrating Australian small-to-medium businesses for their spirit, tenacity and originality. We not only celebrate the successful past that Aussie businesses have been through, but also give them the platform for future success.

The Awards recognise the strategy and vision of a business, as well as the people and culture, the social responsibility and financial acumen amongst other criteria. Through the People’s Choice Award, we’re giving everyone the chance to get behind some of the best local businesses and give them recognition on a national platform.


There are 32 businesses to be recognised this year in the 2019 Telstra Australian Business Awards, from a field of 21,000 nominations. These 32 businesses are all up for the Telstra People’s Choice Award:

Curve Tomorrow, a digital health technology company who works with organisations, clinicians and medical researchers to create life-changing health technology with an ambitious goal to impact the lives of one billion people;

Future Golf, a golf community that has partnered with various golf clubs to give members affordable access to courses and golf events all over Australia;

Nutricare, an innovative business that creates organic, natural adhesive-strip bandages for wounds by using the highest quality, sustainable ingredients available;

TM Insight, a specialist consultancy firm that brings together industry experience in supply chain optimisation, property advisory and project management to help businesses adapt and thrive;

Mollydooker Wines, a McLaren Vale winery making waves in the industry by bringing innovative techniques and an uncompromising commitment to providing exceptional quality wine at an affordable price;

Society Marketing Communications, an Adelaide-based specialist marketing and public relations consultancy firm founded on the promise to deliver business impact for its clients;

Physio Fit Adelaide, a physiotherapy service that helps customers with pain and injury management, and provides injury prevention seminars and workshops to local sports clubs and gyms;

Determined2, a disability service that provides underwater therapy giving participants the chance to experience movements that may otherwise be impossible;

Southern Wild Distillery, a Devonport based distillery which produces spirits, primarily gins, using locally grown and produced ingredients wherever possible;

Kingston Beach Dental, a family-owned and operated practice that provides a range of general, family and cosmetic dental services and is passionate about providing quality and caring dentistry and service with integrity;

Crusader Homes, provides clients with beautifully designed and high-quality homes at a low cost for residents mainly located in the Derwent Valley;

Bridgewater Police & Citizens Youth Club, is a not-for-profit community service organisation that provides a safe environment for youth and the community to enhance their future career and personal development;

Unios, an internationally-recognised architectural lighting company, that simplifies the entire process from design to construction, through an innovative digital platform;

Warmun Art Centre, a community-based enterprise that provides employment and cultural lessons to the public, whilst keeping the Gija culture and language alive and returning all its income to the community;

Work Metrics, a technology company that constructs highly intelligent apps and software tools to help businesses manage and engage their workforce, with an emphasis on safety;

Café Mojo Mundaring, an all-inclusive, community-supporting café that provides a co-working space and values environmentally sustainable practices;

Orbitz Elevators, experts in the supply, installation, maintenance, repair and modernisation of elevators and escalators;

STEM Punks Ventures, a provider of world-leading STEM education programs for students and teachers in primary and secondary schools with learning outcomes linked to the curriculum;

Street Science, creates a range of powerful demonstrations, workshops and stage shows with a focus on engaging and inspiring students to study the senior sciences;

Community Information Support Service, a not-for-profit online platform established to support the health and wellbeing of Australians through connecting individuals to health information and services;

Northern Trade Solutions, a multi-disciplinary subcontractor that aims to reshape the local construction industry by providing an integrated, solutions-focused, multi-trade company to all-size projects;

Dermo Direct, a dermatology clinic offering comprehensive care and on-site treatments for patients who travel from as far as Northern Western Australia and Timor-Leste for consultations;

Universal Site Monitoring, a technology company that produces Australian designed and manufactured safety monitoring devices through Internet of Things technology for industrial businesses;

Bush Medijina, an Indigenous social enterprise that creates unique products, supporting the community by harvesting bush produce and making bush remedies for sale around Australia;

Coordinate Group, a communications and marketing consultancy that provide pro-bono support to not-for-profit, start-up and community groups;

New Level Landscapes, a high-quality landscaping company that tailors projects to client requirements and use, whilst increasing the value of a property;

OzHelp Foundation, a not-for-profit mental health program provider, aiming to implement workforce wellbeing programs in Australian workplaces to reduce the number of suicides in the country;

Water Tight Canberra, a plumbing, drainage and gas-fitting company that provides high quality, interactive service with the use of digital software to keep clients up-to-date and informed;

Sonder, a visionary business that creates a global support network to address personal safety and get help by their side within 20 minutes through the dedicated app;

Shine Drink, a healthy energy drink company that aims to provide a healthy option, helping people stay mentally alert and productive;

Modibodi, a feminine hygiene underwear business that aims to deliver supportive apparel for periods, incontinence and perspiration, while having a positive social impact on humanity and environment;

Dignity, a charity that provides temporary housing and other support services including shelter, jobs and connections, for victims of domestic violence.

Street Science

Voting is now open to cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award and closes on Wednesday 20 November 2019.

The winner of the People’s Choice Award will be announced at a ceremony for the 2019 Telstra Australian Business Awards, in Melbourne on Thursday 21 November 2019.