2018 State Awards

Each year the Pearcey Foundation holds state awards and we hope you will attend the events in your capital city and connect with local industry. Nominations can be submitted at anytime. Contact YWRtaW5AcGVhcmNleS5vcmcuYXU= and check the State Awards pages.

State Date Event
WA 15 June 2018 (Fri)

Awarded to Dr Mark Andrich as part of the  WAITTA Incite Awards gala dinner.

SA 28 Aug 2018 (Tue) In conjunction with the ACS SA Branch. To be held at SAHMRI, North Terrace in Adelaide
Vic 28 Aug 2018 (Tue)

As part of the Victorian Government's Digital Innovation Festival held each year at the end of August.

The event will be held early evening in the CBD (location just being finalised)

ACT 4 Sep 2018 (Tue) In conjunction with ACS Canberra
Tas 4 Oct 2018 (Thu) In conjunction with ACS and Tasmanian Disruptor Award finalists. Details to be announced soon
Qld 10 Oct 2018 (Wed) Gala dinner in conjunction with ACS, AIPM, AISA, APSco, ICSC, IIBA, ISACA, ITFGC, ITSMF, SIBA and WiT.
NSW 1 Nov 2018 (Thu) In conjunction with ACS NSW to be held at Sydney Startup Hub, 11-31 York Street, Sydney

2018 National Awards

The Pearcey Medal and National Entrepreneur Award will be held as part of the ACS National Disruptors Award program, 1 November 2018 at Melbourne's MCEC

Congratulations to our 2017 National Awardees

The presentation of the 2017 Pearcey Medal, Hall of Fame and National Entrepreneur of the Year Awards was held on Thursday 2 November in Sydney as part of the ACS 2017 National Digital Disruptor Awards GALA dinner program and REIMAGINATION Conference held at Sydney's Star, Pyrmont. View the press release here(DOCX, 93 KB)

2017 Pearcey National Awardees

The 2017 Pearcey Medallist was Emeritus Professor Mike Miller AO of the University of South Australia in Adelaide. The 2017 Hall of Fame was awarded to Senator (retired) Kate Lundy from the ACT and Helen Meredith from Queensland, doyen journalist of the Australian ICT sector.

The winners of the 2017 Pearcey National Entrepreneur Award were wife and husband team Cyan & Collis Ta'eed from Victoria. They were selected by the judges to be the best of the best from the six finalists of the individual 2017 Pearcey State Award winners.

2017 Pearcey Medal Sponsor2017 Pearcey Medal Sponsor

We were delighted that Data61 at CSIRO, once again sponsored the Pearcey Medal and Hall of Fame Awards program. Dr Tim Wark, Director of Product, Programs & Marketing at data61, presented these awards - of course, they are the most prestigious individual awards, in the technology sector, in Australia. The 2017 Pearcey Entrepreneurs was presented by Dr Mary O'Kane, 2014 Pearcey Medallist and NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer.

2017 State Awards

The 2017 State Awards were an outstanding success. We are now accepting nominations for the 2018 awards. For more information on each state event, the 2017 winners and the nominations process click the links below:

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