The awards are open to all small businesses in Australia within the retail, service and manufacturing industries.

There are no restrictions. You can be home based or an owner operator as long as the following eligibility is met.

Retail or Service Businesses with 40 employees or less*

Manufacturing Businesses with 100 employees or less*

* Eligibility is based on the number of equivalent full-time positions within the business.(80 staff who work half a week each, is equal to 40 full time positions).