State Member for Redlands Matt McEachan has called on the Redlands community to celebrate the achievements of exceptional business women by nominating them for the 2016 Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

Mr McEachan said the Telstra Business Womens Awards, now in its 22nd year, recognise and reward the courage, leadership and creativity of Australias most brilliant business women and play a critical role in raising the profile of women in business.

There are many business women in the Redlands electorate from a diverse range of working backgrounds who are achieving great things and have demonstrated courageous and successful leadership. The Awards provide an opportunity to recognise these women.

These women are driving our nations economic growth and continue to excel in their fields. We admire them for their hard work and encourage them to strive to achieve even great thing,Mr McEachan said.

Entries are open from now until 20 June 2016 across six categories:

  •   Entrepreneur Award

  •   For Purpose and Social Enterprise Award

  •   Public Sector and Academia Award

  •   Corporate and Private Award

  •   Young Business Womens Award

  •   Business Women in Asia Award

    To nominate or enter the Awards, go to or call the Telstra Business Womens Awards on 1800 817 536 for further information.

    [ENDS] 10 May 2016