2017 Blog

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This section contains archived Pearcey events, news and blog items from 2017.

02 Nov 2017

Australian entrepreneurs recognised at 2017 Pearcey Awards

Press Release Kate Lundy, Helen Meredith, Dr Mike Miller and Collis and Cyan Ta'eed recognised at the National Pearcey Foundation Awards Sydney, Australia - 2 November 2017 - The Pearcey Foundation today announced its National Entrepreneur of the Year, Hall of Fame inductees and Pearcey Medal winner. The winners were presented as part of the ACS National Digital Disruptor Awards ... »» Read more...

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19 Aug 2017

Emeritus Professor Peter Poole passes away August 2017

Emeritus Professor Peter Poole passed away peacefully in Perth on 19 August 2017, in the company of his daughters, and three of his seven grandchildren. He was a pioneering leader at the University of Melbourne and elevated to the Pearcey Hall of Fame in 2010. Prof. Poole's legacy will continue to influence the ongoing activities of the School of Computing ... »» Read more...

Sandy Plunkett 2017

12 Jul 2017

Innovation in a handout culture

Sandy Plunkett is perplexed by how entrenched Australia's "waiting for government" mindset is »» Read more...

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06 Jul 2017

Beware the wolves of Silicon Valley

Sandy Plunkett shares her perspective on recent industry events and calls out how money, fame, power and hubris inevitably brings with it bad behaviour »» Read more...

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2017 Industry News

24 July 2017 - Steve Baxter set to be the next Queensland's chief entrepreneur (SmartCompany article) »» Read more...

Australia Day

26 Jan 2017

2017 Australia Day Honours

2017 Australia Day Honors for Mr David Thodey (AO) and Mr David Barbagallo (AM) »» Read more...

Frank Hirst

02 Jul 2017

Passing of Frank Hirst

Computer pioneer Professor Frank Hirst close collaborator with Trevor Pearcey & CSIRAC passes »» Read more...


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