About the Awards


Telstra is a passionate advocate of women in business, celebrating their achievements through Australia's longest running and most esteemed women's award program – the Telstra Business Women's Awards.

Now in its twenty-second year, the Awards are about more than simply recognising and rewarding the courage, leadership and creativity of Australia’s most brilliant business women – they play a critical role in raising the profile of women in business.

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Telstra Business Women's Awards

Dr Catherine Ball

Elemental Strategy

"The Telstra Business Women's Awards have changed my career direction. It's linked me up with people I never thought I'd get a chance to meet. It's opened career opportunities for me that I didn't have before. So for me it's been a game changer, a real game changer."

Dr Catherine Ball

Elemental Strategy

Latest News

23/09 | Queensland women lending a hand to help others succeed

From those in the health and disability space to university professors and accountants, the 2016 Telstra Business Women’s Awards this year recognises 23 finalists from Queensland who are all dedicated to helping others succeed. Read more