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Telstra Business Awards SA 2016

posted 5 Jul 2016, 21:40 by Gordon Kay   [ updated 5 Jul 2016, 21:41 ]
Last night saw SA's best being acknowledge for their business excellence at the annual Telstra Business Awards.  

The event started with Daniel Flynn, Co Founder and MD of Thank You providing a very engaging entrepreneurial startup story. However the night was focused on finalist and the following award winners.

Congratulations to:-

Adelaide Green Clean

New Business Award & Overall Business Award for SA
Jordan Walsh recognised an opportunity to combine his passions for the environment, business and sustainable cleaning and created this unique ‘green’ cleaning and waste management company in 2014 with the primary focus on achieving positive environmental solutions for their clients' needs.

Nature's Guest

Micro Business Award
Mum of seven, Edwina Pearce, needed an affordable, natural skincare for her child with eczema. Realising retail products tend not be priced for a family budget, Edwina set about developing a solution. Nature's Quest manufactures and supplies environmentally-friendly skin and hair care products which are free from harsh chemicals, parabens, artificial colours and fragrances. 

Postive Lending Solutions

Small Business Award
Positive Lending Solutions, provides asset finance, insurance and home loans to time-poor customers across Australia, and aims to empower Australians with knowledge in order to make wise financial decisions. Through the use of specifically developed software that streamlines inquiries and applications, this Adelaide-based small business is effectively removing the barriers its time poor clients face in obtaining finance, making the process quick and hassle free.

Barossa Fine Foods

Barossa Fine Foods is a successful meat and smallgoods business, begun 25 years ago on a kitchen counter. Franz Knoll, a third generation smallgoods butcher, and his wife, Barbara, took over the business when it was just a market stall in the Adelaide Central Market. Now employing 200 staff across 14 locations and delivering to clients all around Australia, those humble beginnings seem a lifetime ago.


Charity Award

Barkuma supports more than 700 people and employs a total of 150 staff providing a range of services, guided by a philosophy of individualised service delivery and community inclusion. These services include supported and open employment, community living support, school to work transition programs, and counselling and vocational training.

For the full story and list of finalist visit Telstra Business Awards