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2021 Report

Australia’s Most Loved Local Businesses, 2021

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:

The Acoustic Centre (VIC)

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.

City Realty AU Most Loved

bikeNOW (VIC)

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.

Westside Auto CEO CJ Jayasinghe AU Most Loved

Titan Plumbing (VIC)

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.

DCM Plumbing & Drainage (QLD)

A local Gold Coast favourite plumbing business that has been servicing the community for over 15 years.

Xceed Real Estate (WA)

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.

North Brisbane Dental (QLD)

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.