Tori and Andrew Newton have a passion for paving, innovation and the environment. This led to the development of an attractive, hard-wearing, porous paving made from recycled material. StoneSet’s unique product has proved popular with local councils and will play a key role in stormwater management. Key strategic decisions have helped keep the business on a path to financial sustainability.
Prestigious and coveted, the awards program celebrates the country's entrepreneurs and innovators. It offers a unique chance for small to medium businesses to be recognised for their hard work, commitment and of course, success.
The awards operate in every state and territory and are open to all Australian small and medium businesses to enter, offering five Award categories.
Businesses that enter the Telstra Australian Business Awards receive a 70-page report evaluating their business performance against independent benchmarking of core business indicators. These include business planning and performance, customer and financial management, HR, sales, marketing and product development. The Business Health Check helps entrants grow their business knowledge - growing their business tomorrow by knowing where it is today.
Finalists and winners are catapulted into the spotlight and win a share of $500,000 worth of prizes. New business opportunities flow as the public profile increases and you network with other leading SMBs.