After 18 months in which local Australian businesses have experienced immense challenges, Podium and the Council of Small Businesses Organisations of Australia (COSBOA) wanted to shine the spotlight on a handful of businesses from Australia’s local businesses community. From an initial list of over 3000 businesses and at the culmination of a nationwide search, these eight finalists were selected by Podium, COSBOA, and most importantly, their customers.
Meet the 8 Most Loved Local Businesses:
A 25-year-old specialist acoustic store in Melbourne on a mission to help people fall in love with music, and help rebuild an industry hit hard by the pandemic.
City Realty (SA)
A passionate real estate business in Adelaide with the vision of empowering its staff and making the process of purchasing or renting a property easier than ever.
Melbourne’s premier cycling destination and Specialized concept store offering consumers a total solution for all biking requirements.
Westside Auto Wholesale (WA)
A proud West Australian car dealership that has grown from humble origins to industry leading, all without losing it’s proud local links and heritage.
A husband and wife duo who started up 15 years ago with the aim of delivering a small family-run business on a large scale.
A local Gold Coast favourite plumbing business that has been servicing the community for over 15 years.
A real estate business with an emphasis on building long-standing, warm relationships, a commitment to its staff, and a passion for philanthropic work in the community.
The dentist with ‘an exact hand and a warm heart’ on a mission to change perceptions of the industry and remove the fear and stigma of a trip to the dentist.