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October 27, 2017 Accolades No Comments Email Email

The country’s biggest and most reliable consumer opinion site will announce the winners of its 2017 awards in the second week of November to help Aussies make better-informed product purchase decisions for Christmas and beyond. is the most trusted and comprehensive online platform for Aussies seeking consumer reviews and opinions across more than 60,000 products and services on the market, to help them choose the best-performing items. is so popular it attracts an average of 35,000 reviews each month, adding to its already 1,060,000 reviews that help more than 4.5 million monthly visitors make better buying decisions.

The annual Awards chooses winners from among 60,000 items across the top 75 product and service categories that have been reviewed in the 12 months from November 2016. The winners will be the most positively reviewed products and services by the community in each category, and available for purchase in Australia during the award eligibility period (1 Nov 2016-31 Oct 2017).

The judging by the platform’s editorial and data teams is impartial and based on qualitative analysis of review data: products and services that qualify will have a minimum of 20 reviews on the site, with eight or more published between 1 November 2016 and 31 October 2017, and a minimum of 4.1 stars as at 1 November 2017. The judges will also factor in the proportion of positive reviews (5- and 4-star) to negative reviews (1- and 2-star) as well as the quantity of positive reviews between 1 November 2016 and 31 October 2017, and the overall star score in relation to each category’s average. Second-place winners are awarded at’s discretion, and awards cannot be purchased, nor be influenced by commercial relationships between brands and

Chris Perrine, spokesperson, says: “With Australians reviewing products and services on our website every day, the Awards are an opportunity for us to highlight the most trusted products among Australians to enable them to make better purchase decisions at the busiest shopping season of the year – Christmas. We had very positive feedback about the awards last year and are thrilled to be running them for the second consecutive year. More than 770 products and services met’s award nomination criteria this year, with more than 110,000 reviews across the eligibility period.”’s ranking algorithm will not change to prioritise winners. Instead, Australians will be able to identify this year’s winners on the site with a green-coloured badge placed next to the item’s name as well as a promotional banner on its page sidebar.’s 2017 Award categories

Sector Categories
Health & beauty Health & beauty

·         Hair Straighteners

·         Men’s Electric Shavers

Home Appliances

·         Front Loading Washing Machines

·         Stick Vacuum Cleaners

·         Manual / Semi-automatic Coffee Machines

·         Freestanding Dishwashers

·         Barrel Vacuum Cleaners

·         Top Loading Washing Machines

·         Portable Fridges / Freezers

·         Gas BBQs

·         Capsule Coffee Machines

·         Air Fryers

·         Fully Automatic Coffee Machines

·         Robot Vacuum Cleaners

·         French Door Fridges / Refrigerators

·         Multi Cookers

·         Microwave Ovens

·         Gas Water Heaters

·         Food Processors

·         Blenders

·         Bottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators

·         Steam Mops

·         Upright Vacuum Cleaners

·         Food Mixers

·         Side by Side Fridges / Refrigerators

·         Wall Ovens

·         Handheld Vacuum Cleaners

·         All-In-One Kitchen Appliances

·         Electric Water Heaters

·         Top Mount Fridges / Refrigerators

·         Pressure Cookers

·         Bread makers

·         Juicers

Garden & power tools

·         Pool Cleaners

·         Push Mowers

·         Ride-On Mowers

·         Whipper Snippers and Edgers

·         Generators

Furniture & bedding

·         Mattresses


·         Home Builders National

·         Home Builders Melbourne & VIC

·         Home Builders Perth & WA


·         4K Ultra HD TVs

·         Full HD TVs

Babies & kids Babies & kids

·         4 Wheel Prams & Strollers

·         Baby Car Seats

·         3 Wheel Prams & Strollers

·         Trampolines

Money & personal finance Finance

·         Home Loans

·         Superannuation Funds

·         Banks

·         Credit Cards

·         Personal Loans


·         Car Insurance

·         Travel Insurance

·         Pet Insurance

Travel Travel

·         Travel Agents

·         Hotel Reservation Services

·         Car Hire

Food & hospitality Services

·         Food Delivery Services

Retail/eCommerce Shops

·         Clothing Shops

·         Beauty Product Retailers

·         Furniture Shops

·         Home & Garden Shops

·         Blind & Shutter Shops

Automotive Automotive accessories

·         Passenger Tyres

·         Crash Cameras

Logistics Services

·         Couriers

Telcos & energy Services

·         Internet Service Providers

·         Energy Providers

·         Mobile Phone Service Providers

·         Solar Power Providers



·         Mobile Phones

·         Tablets

·         Modems / Routers

·         Wireless Headphones

Real estate trade & property Services

·         Real Estate Agents’s 2016 Award winners

Category award Winner
3 Wheel Prams & Strollers Bumbleride Indie
4 Wheel Prams & Strollers Redsbaby Jive
4K Ultra HD TVs Hisense Series 7 7000UWG
Air Fryers Philips Viva Collection Airfryer
Baby Car Seats Britax Safe-n-Sound Maxi Guard PRO
Baby Formulas S26 Lactose Free
Barrel Vacuum Cleaners Miele Complete C3 PowerLine
Blenders Optimum 9200A
Blind & Shutter Shops Veneta Blinds
Bottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators Mitsubishi Electric MR-WX743Y
Bread makers Panasonic SD-2501
Breast Pumps Spectra S2 Hospital Grade Double Electric
Capsule Coffee Machines DeLonghi Nespresso Citiz
Crash Cameras BlackVue DR650GW / DR650S
Electronics & Computing Shops Certified Tech Direct
Energy Providers Click Energy
Food Mixers KitchenAid Artisan KSM150
Food Processors Magimix 4200XL
Freestanding Dishwashers Bosch SMS88TI01A
French Door Fridges / Refrigerators Mitsubishi MR-EX562 / MR-EX655
Front Loading Washing Machines Bosch Logixx WAW32640AU
Fully Automatic Coffee Machines DeLonghi Eletta Cappuccino ECAM45760B
Furniture Shops Pine Discount Furniture
Gas BBQs Weber Family Q
Hair Straighteners SAS Hair Straightener
Handheld Vacuum Cleaners Black & Decker Dustbuster Flexi
Home Builders Brisbane & QLD House and Land Design
Home Builders Melbourne & VIC Carlisle Homes
Home Builders Perth & WA B1 Homes
Home Builders National G.J. Gardner Homes
Internet Service Providers Boom Broadband
Irons Braun Texstyle 7 Series
Juicers Mod Cold Press Juicer
Manual / Semi-automatic Coffee Machines Breville The Oracle BES980
Mattresses Koala Mattress
Multi Cookers Tefal Cook4Me Intelligent Multi Cooker CY701860
Pillows MicroCloud Pillows
Portable BBQs Weber Baby Q
Portable Fridges / Freezers Bushman Original SC35-52
Pressure Cookers Kambrook Pressure Express
Push Mowers Ozito 1400W Ecomow Electric Lawn Mower ELM-1400
Robot Vacuum Cleaners iRobot Roomba 600 Series
Slow Cookers Breville Flavour Maker BSC560
Solar Power Providers SolarOn
Steam Mops HAAN Multi Purpose Floor Steamer SI-A70
Stick Vacuum Cleaners Dyson V6
Supermarkets Harris Farm Markets
Top Loading Washing Machines Speed Queen AWN552 / AWN552SN / AWNA62
Trampolines Jump Star Round
Upright Vacuum Cleaners Vax VARU1200

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