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.

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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

Pearcey holds state awards and we hope you will attend the events in your capital city and connect with local industry. More info on each state event, winners and nominations process click the links below:

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The Pearcey Hall of Fame recognises individuals who have made very significant lifetime contributions into one or more of Australia's ICT research, industry, or professional development. It is a yearly award which includes the Pearcey Medalist and up to two other individuals. »» Read more...

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The Pearcey Foundation welcomes nominations all year round for any of its awards. We encourage the nominations of anyone who has made a significant contribution to the ICT industry. Simply contact us with the details. »» Read more...

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