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IABCA ALUMNI - WINNERS 2023

On behalf of the IABCA Advisory and our Jury, we congratulate Winners and Finalists of the IABCA Awards platform. With 1700 Alumni across the two nations, the IABCA platform is an avenue for stimulating new business investment while steadily engaging in cultural diplomacy and bilateral growth through people, organisations and businesses.

Click here for 2023 FINALISTS and here for MEDIA STORIES. 

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Community Services Excellence Award - Organisation 2023

Little India Harris Park Business Association (LIHPBA)

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Community Services Excellence Award - Project 2023

Tata Consultancy Services Limited

goIT Girls Work Experience Program

Business Woman of the Year 2023

Priyanka Berani

Healthy Smiles Dental Group

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Australia India Impact Award - Individual 2023
Vinod Daniel
India Vision Institute

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2023
Ms Harinder Sidhu
High Commissioner of Australia to New Zealand
Former High Commissioner from Australia to India

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Business Leader of the Year 2023

Jay Hira

Cyber Transformation

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Managing Director of the Year 2023

Dr. Raj Khillan
Director-Western Specialist Centre President & Founder Healthcare Awareness Society of Australia

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Young Professional of the Year 2023

Khushaal Vyas

Western Sydney University

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Excellence in Innovation 2023

The Avolution

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Excellence in Partnerships 2023
Australian Council for Educational Research (India) 

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Australia India Impact Award - Organisation 2023
KAS Group Asia (KGA)

Australia India Science, Research & Development Award 2023

Dr Sonu Bhaskar

Director
Global Health Neurology Lab

 

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Excellence in Trade and Investment
2023 

Flavourtech Pty Ltd

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SME of The Year 2023 

Coral Healthcare Pty Ltd

IABCA ALUMNI - WINNERS 2022

On behalf of the IABCA Advisory and our Jury, we congratulate Winners and Finalists of the 2022 IABCA across our 14 categories.
IABCA is
 humbled to have such a diverse engagement of leaders and businesses from across the two nations on the platform and privileged to share journey's of growth, success and resilience.

Click here for 2022 FINALISTS and here for MEDIA STORIES.  

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Lifetime Achievement Award 2022
Anil Wadhwa
Former Secretary Ministry of External Affairs
Government of India
Author Australia Economic Strategy Report 2020

Young Professional of the Year 2022

Rishi Kher
Co-Founder and CEO
Holy Sanity

Business Leader of the Year 2022

Shailendra Kumar
Global AI Thought Leader & Practitioner
Author of Amazon Bestseller
“Making Money Out of Data”

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Managing Director of the Year 2022

Mayank Manish
Founder and Executive Director
OpEzee

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Community Services Excellence Award - Individual 2022

Professor Manjula  O’Connor
Psychiatrist

Clinical Hon Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne

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Community Services Excellence Award - Organisation 2022

REACH for Training (REACH)

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Businesswoman of the Year 2022

Elaine Starkey
CEO
Global Study Partners

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Australia India Impact Award - Individual 2022
Dr Meenakshi Arora
Associate Professor in Environmental Engineering
The University of Melbourne

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Australia India Impact Award - Organisation 2022
Sannam S4 Group

Australia India Science, Research & Development Award 2022

Dr Pamela Humphreys
Director
Macquarie University College

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SME of The Year 2022

 AirPhysio

Excellence in Partnerships 2022

Link Group

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Micro Business of the Year 2022

Connect2MyDoctor

Excellence in Trade and Investment
2022

NITI Aayog

Dr Badri Narayanan Gopalakrishnan

IABCA ALUMNI - WINNERS 2021 

On behalf of the IABCA Advisory and our Jury, we congratulate Winners of the 2021 IABCA across our 18 categories.
IABCA is
 humbled to have such a diverse engagement of leaders and businesses from across the two nations on the platform and privileged to share journey's of growth, success and resilience. 

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Young Professional of the Year 2021

Jehan Kanga

Ag Clean and Deep Tech Lead

Former KPMG Australia

Lifetime Achievement Award 2021

Ashok Jacob

Executive Chairman

Ellerston Capital

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Young Community Achiever of the Year 2021

Elvis Martin

National Youth Chairperson

Australian Red Cross 

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Community Services Excellence Award -

Organisation 2021

India Vision Institute

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Community Services Excellence Award - Individual 2021

Vidhu Sharma

Ayurveda for Wellness Centre

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Businesswoman of the Year 2021

Dr. Tanya Unni

Director

Amtan Medical Services

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Tourism, Hospitality and Catering Award Year 2021

Delhi 'O' Delhi

Excellence in Innovation Award 2021

iOmniscient

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Australia India Science, Research & Development Award 2021
Professor Asha Rao
RMIT University

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Micro Business of the Year 2021

Chai Walli Pty Ltd

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Australia India Impact Award - Organisation 2021

State Bank of India Australia

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Australia India Impact Award - Individual 2021

Shaun Star

Centre for India and Australia Studies

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Business Leader of the Year - Male 2021

Abbas Kudrati

Chief Cybersecurity Advisor

Microsoft

Business Leader of the Year - Female 2021

Sadhana Smiles

CEO

REIP

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Spirit of Sport Award 2021

Simon Taufel

Integrity Values Leadership Pty Ltd/ International Cricket Council

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Australian Exporter or Service Provider of the Year 2021

The George Institute for Global Health

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Small Business of the Year 2021

Scribble Ink

SME of the Year 2021

Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd

IABCA ALUMNI - WINNERS 2019

IABCA are proud to remain connected with the diverse cohort of leaders through our expansive Alumni network that has organically grown over eight years. IABCA continually engages with these 1400 business professionals, and community leaders, many of whom we promote as positive ambassadors of the India-Australia relationship.

 

Below are previous IABCA winners who remain an key part of our alumni group:

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Community Services ExcellenceAward -

Individual 2019

Margaret Hepworth

The Gandhi Experiment

Young Community Achiever of the Year 2019

Tarang Chawla 

Not One More Niki

Young Professional of the Year 2019

Natasha Jha Bhaskar

Newland Global Group

Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

Jane Den Hollander AO

Former Deakin University

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Business Woman of the Year 2019

Elena Norman

Hockey India 

Professional of the Year 2019

Detective Sonali Deshpande

Victoria Police 

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Business Leader of the Year 2019

Ashok Mysore

Infosys Limited

Spirit of Sport Award 2019

Melanie Jones OAM

Fox Sports in Australia and Star Sports in India

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Travel Crafters - Tourism, Hospitality a
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Australia India Science, Research & Development Award 2019

Professor Neena Mitter

University of Queensland

Community Services Excellence

Award - Organisation 2019

Australia India Youth Dialogue

Tourism, Hospitality and Catering Award 2019 

Travel Crafters

Excellence in Innovation 2019

Get to Sleep Easy

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Western Specialist Centre - Small Busine
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SME of the Year 2019

Medsurge Healthcare

Small Business of the Year 2019

Western Specialist Centre

Australian Exporter of the Year 2019

Mack Valves

IABCA ALUMNI - WINNERS 2018

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Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Arun Sharma

Deputy Vice-Chancellor 

Queensland University of Technology

Intercultural Innovator Award

Brett Lee

Young Professional of the Year

Shivali Nayak

Senior Content Producer

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Young Community Achiever 

Reena Augustine

CEO

Red Carpet Functions

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Community Services Excellence Award

Southern Aboriginal Corporation (SAC)

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Business Woman of the Year

Dr. Vanita Sharma

Vibe Ayurveda

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Business Leader of the Year

Ravneet Pawha

Deakin University

Professional of the Year

Professor Rajiv Khanna AO - QIMR Berghofer

Medical Research Institute

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Tour operator of the Year

Safir Tours Pty Ltd

Excellence in Innovation

Mobiconnect by Mobiddiction

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Spirit of Sport Award

Jason Jaskirat Singh Sangha

Cricket NSW

Micro Business of the year

GR Phones

 

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Small Business of the year

Advent Consulting Engineers

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SME of the Year

Fortuna Advisory Group

Australian Exporter of the Year

TAHPI PTY LIMITED

IABCA ALUMNI - WINNERS 2017

Lifetime Achievement of the Year

Neville Roach AO

Chairman Emeritus, AIBC

Young Professional of the Year

Mandeep Sodhi

Former Co-Founder and CEO

HashChing

Young Community Achiever 

Jennifer Star

Founding Director

Tara.Ed

Community Services Excellence Award

Eye Play Sport

Business Woman of the Year

Celina Lazarus

Co-Founder and Director

First Crop Coffee and Maillard Atelier

Business Leader of the Year

Charlton D'Silva

CEO

Publishers Internationalé

Business Leader of the Year

Dr. Dimity Dornan AO

Executive Director and Founder

Hear and Say

Travel Agency or Tour Operator of the Year

TOTAL HOLIDAY OPTIONS - Australia

Indian Restaurant of the Year

Roshni Indian Restaurant

Spirit of Sport Award

Molina Asthana

Founder and Executive Director

Multicultural Women in Sport

Australian Exporter of the Year

Novotech CRO

Indian Investment in the Australian Market

Riverina Oils and BioEnergy Pty Ltd

Small Business of the Year 

KOCO

SME of the Year 

iOmniscient Pty Ltd

IABCA ALUMNI - WINNERS 2016

 

IABCA Lifetime Achievement Award

 

 

Peter Varghese AO, Chancellor, The

 

University of Queensland

Young Community Achiever of the Year

 

 

Pritika Desai, Founder and Project

 

 

Leader ShoutOut! 

Young Professional of the Year

 

Deepti Sachdeva, Content strategist

 

 

Be-better People

Community Services Excellence Award 

 

 

Dr Khimji Vaghjiani, Founding President

 

 

Swaminarayan Mandir 

 

Business  Woman of the Year 2016

 

 

Uppma Virdi, Founder

 

 

Chai Walli

Professional of the Year

 

Tamanna Monem, International Business

 

 

Development Specialist, Queensland

 

Business leader of the Year

 

 

Deepak Nangia, Chief Customer Officer &

 

 

Corporate Vice President, Capgemini

 

Australian Exporter of the Year

 

 

Total Alliance Health Projects International

 

(TAHPI)

Spirit of Sport Award

 

 

Shubhika Dubey, Student, Meriden School,

 

 

Sydney

Tour Operator of the Year 

 

Total Holiday Options

Indian Restaurant of the Year

 

 

Saffrron

Small Business of the Year 

 

 

REACH For Training 

SME of the Year

 

Nanda\Hobbs Contemporary

Micro Business of the Year

 

BDS Autocare

IABCA ALUMNI - WINNERS 2015

 

 

Lifetime Achievement of the Year
 

DD Saxena, Managing Director, ROBE

Young Community Achiever of the Year 

 

 

Navdeep Parschisa

 

Community Association of the Year 

 

Sindhi Association of Victoria (SAV)

Community Services Excellence Award

 

 

Deepak-Raj Gupta

 

Travel Agency/ Tour Operator of the Year  

 

Beacon Holidays

 

Young Professional of the Year  

 

Navneesh Garg

 

Business Leader of the Year  

 

 

Vivek Bhatia, CEO, QBE Insurance

 

Indian Restaurant of the Year 

 

Aki’s Indian

 

Professional of the Year 

 

Dr Pradnya Dugal, Founding Partner, Synergy

 

 

Radiology

IABCA ALUMNI - WINNERS 2014

 

 

IABCA Lifetime Achievement Award

 

 

Manjit Gujral

 

Young Community Achiever of the Year 

 

 

Mohit Tolani

 

Community Arts and Culture Award

 

 

Kumud Merani

 

Community Association of the Year 

 

 

United Indian Associations Inc

 

Educational Institution of the Year  

 

 

S P Jain School of Global Management

Indian Restaurant of the Year

 

Urban Tadka

 

 

Technology Solutions Provider of the Year 

 

 

GovReports

 

Travel Agency of the Year 

 

 

Gaura Travel

 

 

Young Professional of the Year 

 

 

Ajay Mukesh Khandhar

 

 

Small Business of the Year

 

 

Indus Valley Designs

 

 

SME of the Year 

 

Time Out Australia

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