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Save the dates for your Awards journey

Nominating yourself or someone else for the Telstra Business Women's Awards is easy. Once your nomination is in, we'll ask you to submit an online entry form to officially be in the running. Then, some of Australia's leading business experts will start getting to know you. They'll select the most outstanding finalists, and that's when the action really happens.

Not sure where to start? Here's a step-by-step breakdown of the Awards program, to help you get prepared for a career-defining experience.

2020 Key dates

  • 1/2
    Saturday 14 March

    Telstra Business Women’s Awards cancelled.

    We’re taking the right precautions to look after you and our people. We’ve sadly made the decision to cancel a number of events, including all 2020 Telstra Business Women’s Awards events and we have made the difficult decision to not proceed with the National Awards.

  • 2/2
    Thursday 30 April

    Announcing Telstra Business Women’s Awards winners.

    Discover our 2020 Telstra Business Women’s Award winners. Boasting passion, drive and tenacity, these incredible women are redefining the status quo and changing the business world for good.

Sample Questions


Wondering what you'll be asked during your Awards entry? To help you craft the best possible answers, explore some sample questions below.

Leadership Skills and Impact

  • Describe a situation where you've had to adapt your communication style.
  • What’s been the biggest challenge of your leadership to date, and how did you overcome it?
  • What's the importance you place on diversity and inclusion?
  • What would you say is the most important thing you do to improve as a leader?

Personal Impact in Business

  • What's the most significant change you've brought about in your business?
  • Describe a time where you’ve been faced with an unexpected challenge.
  • Describe how you inspire and persuade others to believe in and follow a vision?
  • How do you manage risk in your business?

Innovation Impact

  • Tell us about how your approach to business is different to the norm, and how it’s been successful.
  • Describe how you have used technology to drive growth in business.

Driving Value

  • Describe your current fiscal responsibilities. Explain your approach to sound financial management.
  • What's the importance you place on customer feedback in the business you work in?

Socio-Economic Change

  • How do you personally make a positive difference in society?

Alumni tip

The Awards give you an opportunity to really reflect on what you’ve implemented in the business that’s made really valuable change.

Hana-Lia Krawchuk, Love To Dream, 2017 Telstra Australian Entrepreneur Award Winner