Emerging Exporter finalists

For outstanding export achievement in any industry sector by a business which has been exporting for three years or less.

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National finalists for the 61st Australian Export Awards in the Emerging Exporter category.

AusNorth Trading

Darwin (Larrakia Country), Northern Territory


AusNorth Trading is a fresh food exporter with a strong focus on seasonal Northern Territory (NT) fruit, vegetables and seafood. Its goal is to build capacity for regional and remote communities by providing them with a lower-cost exit point for their products.

AusNorth capitalises on the recent cold storage facility development at Darwin Airport. Instead of shipping produce to southern capitals, NT fresh food exporters can now send product directly to global customers within 48 hours. Key export markets include Bahrain, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Singapore.

AusNorth works closely with the Indigenous directors of its sister business, Marege Native Foods, to provide opportunities for First Nations businesses to export native and other foods to international customers. It is developing distribution chains across Southeast Asia, Europe and Canada.

Visit AusNorth Trading website.

Booby Tape International

Murrumbeena (Wurundjeri Country), Victoria


Booby Tape International is the inventor of Booby Tape. Booby Tape is designed to lift breasts and hold them in place without a bra. This provides support when clothes feature a strapless, backless or low-cut silhouette.  

The Booby Tape product range also includes silicone nipple covers, double-sided tape, silicone booby tape inserts and breast skincare products, with more products in development. 

Booby Tape sells its products online and through various retail stores around Australia and internationally.

It currently exports to over 60 countries.  Key export markets include Canada, Costa Rica, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, South Africa, the UK and the US.

Visit Booby Tape International website.


Salisbury (Meeanjin Country), Queensland


Chronosoft is a trusted provider of incident management, risk mitigation, and control room operations solutions. This comprehensive suite of software caters to various sectors. These include events, venues, health, security and government agencies. 

Chronosoft was born out of a tragic death at a music festival. The company identified critical issues and saw the need for a customisable incident management solution that could capture real-time data in a reliable log. Today, Chronosoft’s innovative solutions aim to enhance safety, efficiency and risk management, while fulfilling clients’ duty of care requirements.  Key export markets include New Zealand, the UK and the US.

Chronosoft is fast establishing a global reputation with plans to expand into other markets.

Visit Chronosoft website.

Fleet Space Technologies

Beverley (Kaurna Country), South Australia


Fleet Space Technologies is on a mission to connect Earth, Moon and Mars. This leading space company is revolutionising the mineral exploration, defence and space exploration sectors through its cutting-edge technology and connectivity solutions. 

Collaborating with government, defence, industry and academia, Fleet drives the mineral exploration, space and defence industry in Australia. This reinforces sovereign space capabilities. The company aims to leverage its ExoSphere technology for lunar and Martian exploration, examining subsurface environments to unlock insights into sustaining human life beyond Earth. 

Currently, around a third of company sales are driven by exports. Key markets include Canada, Ghana, Pakistan and the US.

Visit Fleet Space Technologies website.


Hobart (Nipaluna Country), Tasmania


The increasing complexity and scale of natural hazards pose a threat to community safety and critical infrastructure integrity. 

Operating from the heart of Tasmania, Geoneon works at the intersection of climate resilience and technology. This cutting-edge, artificial intelligence-driven company is changing the landscape of climate risk assessment on a global scale.

By partnering with Geoneon, governments, utilities and international organisations can make informed decisions to manage disaster risk. Having made a significant impact in Australia and Asia, including key export market Thailand, Geoneon is planning to set up a subsidiary in Switzerland’s Canton of Vaud, a hub for innovation. This strategic move sets the stage for Geoneon to scale its services across Europe. 

Visit  Geoneon website.

Infinity Avionics

Reid (Ngunnawal Country), Australian Capital Territory


As access to space becomes cheaper, the space robotics and space manufacturing industries are growing. Infinity Avionics provides innovative space-based sensing and processing solutions for smarter, more responsive, more resilient spacecraft. It is the only Australian company offering a unique range of products to enable space asset monitoring, space robotics, earth observation, and rover applications.

Infinity Avionics’ cameras, sensors, processors and engineering services are used across Australian and international missions. Key customers include some of the world’s renowned small satellite manufacturers. 

With its reputation growing, Infinity Avionics is continuing to broaden its customer base. Key export markets include Europe, Japan, Lithuania, Taiwan and the US.

Visit Infinity Avionics website.

Lánluas Consulting

Sydney (Eora Country), New South Wales


Lánluas helps government, education, community services, and corporate organisations unlock the potential of their enterprise systems. It does this by optimising existing TechnologyOne software and adding intelligent business planning, accounting automation and cloud migration solutions.

Lánluas consultants are seasoned professionals with deep experience in enterprise systems. The company’s success is based on listening to clients, understanding what they require, and doing everything possible to deliver success.

The company was founded in 2015 by John Speed. With an expanding team of 30 consultants, Lánluas exports to New Zealand and the UK.

Visit Lánluas Consulting website.

Premier Metals

Maddington (Whadjuk Country), Western Australia


Scrap metal recycling company Premier Metals aims to make a meaningful contribution to natural resources conservation. It’s on a mission to establish a world-class recycling facility in Western Australia. This will provide an environmentally friendly recycling solution for scrap metals. 

Premier Metals provides metal recycling solutions that collect, process, and deliver recycled metals around the globe. It has become an important source of secondary raw materials, exporting metals to countries across the globe.

Premier Metals motto is to reduce, reuse and recycle through continuous innovations in recycling. Key export markets include India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. 

Visit Premier Metals website.