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The Australian Export Awards (AEA) is a national program that recognises Australian businesses for their export achievements and contribution to Australia’s economic prosperity.

If your business is selling it's products, services or IP internationally, you are encouraged to get involved! 

It is a great opportunity to profile your business and be recognised for your efforts. 

Businesses enter the AEA through their state and territory export award programs. State and territory winners progress as national finalists, from which one category winner will be crowned the Australian Exporter of the Year.

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The 54th Australian Export Awards

54th Australian Export Award Winners

2016 Winners

2016 winner Ego Pharmaceuticals_widget
Ego Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd (VIC)Health and Biotechnology
Ego Pharmaceuticals is the largest Australian-owned pharmaceutical company specialising in dermatology. The company conducts its own research and development; manufacturing and marketing more than 120 ...
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2016 winner iSimulate Pty Ltd_widget
iSimulate (ACT)
Education and Training
Founded in 2011, iSimulate provides medical simulation technology that makes it easier, simpler and more cost-effective to train health professionals.
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2016 winner Australian Honey Products Pty Ltd_widget
Australian Honey Products (TAS)
Lindsay Bourke started his apiary business with 200 hives while working as a firefighter. Today, Australian Honey Products (AHP) exports 65 per cent of its award-winning products to Asia, Europe and N ...
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2016 winner Aim Lab Automation Technologies_widget
Aim Lab Automation Technologies (QLD)
Laboratories analyse hundreds of samples a day for many different tests, which are performed on a variety of analysers. In these busy labs, the logistics of organising and analysing the large number o ...
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2016 winner Envato_widget
Envato (VIC)
Digital Technologies
Envato is a collection of online marketplaces that connect people in need of digital content with animators, designers, web developers and musicians.
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2016 winner Almondco Australia Ltd_widget
Almondco Australia Ltd (SA)
Regional Exporter
Almonds can help improve heart health, lower cholesterol, reduce weight, and enhance brain function and muscle recovery. South Australia’s Almondco Australia is taking these nutritional nuts to the wo ...
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2016 winner Sentek Technologies_widget
Sentek Technologies (SA)
Environmental Solutions
The search for a better way to monitor soil moisture and manage irrigation in South Australia’s Riverland region led to the founding of Sentek Technologies. Established in 1991, the company developed ...
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2016 winner Incat Crowther_widget
Incat Crowther (NSW)
Business Services
Formed in 2005 from a merger between Incat Designs and Crowther Multihulls, Incat Crowther is a naval architecture and engineering services company that designs specialised ships.
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2016 winner Freelancer_widget
2016 (NSW)
E-commerce is the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and projects. Through its marketplace, employers can hire freelancers to do work in areas such as sof ...
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2016 winner Cutting Edge_widget
Cutting Edge (QLD)
Creative Industries
In 25 years, the Cutting Edge Group has grown from a three-person operation to one of Australia’s largest content creation businesses with 600 employees and facilities in four locations.
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2016 AEA Investment Award  Finalist - Boeing Australia
Boeing Australia (US)
Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company, employs more than 3,000 people in 27 locations across Australia.
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2016 winner Typefi Systems_widget
Typefi Systems (QLD)
Small Business
Founded in 2001, Typefi Systems provides a platform that allows people to publish content faster and in more formats.
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2016 winner Gekko Systems_widget
Gekko Systems (VIC)
Minerals, Energy and Related Services
Founded in 1996, Ballarat-based Gekko Systems provides mineral-processing solutions to gold and silver mining companies worldwide.
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54th Australian Export Awards highlights

Watch these highlights from the 2016 Australian Export Awards and relive the moment when our Australian Exporter of the Year was announced.

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54th Australian Export Awards Winners

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2016 winner Ego Pharmaceuticals_widget
Health and Biotechnology
Ego Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd (VIC)VIC
Ego Pharmaceuticals is the largest Australian-owned pharmaceutical company specialising in dermatolo ...
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Latest News

ANCA inducted into Australian Export Awards Hall of Fame 2 Dec 2016
The company was inducted into the Australian Exporter of the Year Hall of Fame after winning the top accolade three times in 2015, 2012 and 1995.
Ego shines in Export Awards 2 Dec 2016
Ego Pharmaceuticals has been presented the Australian Exporter of the Year award for Health and Biotechnology.
First Women in Export Scholarship winner announced 6 Jun 2017
Dr Noelle Sunstrom-the founder and CEO of NeuClone Pty Ltd has been announced as the winner of the inaugural Women in Export Scholarship.
Hipster Whale - Exporter success 29 Jun 2016
'In The Black' reports on Hipster Whale’s success creating family-friendly mobile game Crossy Road, which was recently launched on iTunes.
Hope Bay fits Gekko mission 22 Feb 2017
Gekko's momentous mine project in Hope Bay Canada

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