Australian Made businesses continue to impress, with many being awarded for their innovations and excellence in 2023.
The Australian Made Campaign would like to congratulate these licensees for their achievements and hard work.
2023 Product Stewardship Excellence Award 2023 NSW Premier’s Export Award winner
Awarded Excellence in Design for Product Stewardship and the Sustainability and Green Economy Award, A.H. Beard is one of the companies leading the mattress industry in sustainable design. The Australian bedding and mattress manufacturer was recognised for tackling industry issues surrounding waste, pollution and emissions with its Origins mattress range.
2023 Australian Export Award & 2023 Geelong Business Excellence Award winner
Care Essentials was recognised for its achievements in exporting medical products to more than 70 markets, winning Australian Exporter of the Year and Regional Exporter at the 2023 Australian Export Awards. The Geelong-based manufacturer also won an Advanced Manufacturing & Industry Award and was acknowledged for shifting focus to manufacturing PPE during the height of the pandemic, making over 3 million face masks for Victorian healthcare workers and the community.
Clean & Pure
2023 WA Export Award winner
Recognised for achievements in the international market, Clean & Pure was the winner of the Small Business Category at the 2023 WA Export Awards. Founded by Mark and Melanie Chapman, Clean & Pure uses sustainably sourced, natural ingredients to make its award-winning skincare products.
2023 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Award & 2024 Product of the Year winner
Coles’ KOi brand was the Gold winner for Health, Beauty & Wellness Packaging Design of the Year. KOi was also awarded 2024 Product of the Year in the Hand Soap category as voted in a survey of over 5,000 Australian consumers by NielsonIQ. Recognised for innovation in packaging and materials, KOi refillable foaming handwash kits were commended for its re-use model and refill soap tablets.
2023 WA Innovator of the Year Award winner
Leisure Technologies was awarded Innovator of the Year in the Growth Innovation category for its product WiTi. Developed and manufactured in Western Australia, WiTi is a wireless technology system that prevents theft, provides enhanced braking support and improves safety for residential vehicles.
2023 Central Coast Business Award winner
Winning a Central Coast Business Award for Outstanding Antiques, Art, Crafts and Gifts, Melco Fabrics specialises in Australian-milled stretch fabrics. Melco Fabrics collaborates with Australian artists and is closely involved with the local sewing community, championing ethical and sustainable textile manufacturing.
2023 Premier’s NSW Export Award winner
SafetyLink was the winner of the NSW Exporter to Southeast Asia Award and was commended for its efforts in exporting height safety equipment in the region. Established in 1998, SafetyLink designs, engineers and manufactures fall protection equipment that enables workers to safely complete jobs at heights with building safety requirements.
2023 SHE-com People’s Choice Award winner
Created in 2015 by Sunshine Coast mum Kelly Lavery, Strucket is an Australian Made invention famous for its interlocking connection, where the strainer can connect to the bucket. Kelly was awarded E-Commerce Woman of the Year in the 2023 SHE-com People’s Choice Awards and was celebrated for Strucket’s innovative and accessible design.
The Organic Tshirt
2023 Glen Innes Business Awards winner
Founded by husband and wife duo Sandro and Stefania, The Organic Tshirt is passionate about making quality clothing locally, sustainably and ethically. Winning the Glen Innes Business Award for Excellence in Sustainability, The Organic Tshirt proudly promotes the slow fashion approach.
2024 Product of the Year winner
Hydralyte Plus won Product of the Year in the Vitamins and Supplements category. Manufactured by Care Pharmaceuticals, they focus on making high-quality and innovative products in the over-the-counter healthcare market.
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