National Awards


The 2015 national awards event incorporating the Pearcey Medal and Pearcey Hall of Fame awards together with the Benson Entrepreneur Award, will be on Tuesday evening 17th November in Sydney - the Pearcey Foundation is joining with the ACS for a combined gala national awards event.

Each year the Pearcey Foundation makes awards to outstanding individuals. The awards and previous winners of each award are listed in subsections below. The awardees are selected by various state based and national committees. Nominations can be received at any time.

There are two main categories of awards:

These awards are presented at special events recognised in the ICT industry as "good news" occasions and attended by the most influential decision makers in the industry. These events are generously supported by sponsors and new sponsors are always welcome!

Medal 100

Pearcey Medals for Lifetime Achievement

The Pearcey Medal is a prestigious annual award that recognizes a distinguished lifetime achievement and contribution to the development and growth of the ICT in Australia. »» Read more...

Library 100

Pearcey Hall of Fame

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...

Statue 100

Benson Entrepreneur Awards

The Benson Entrepreneur Award (formerly known as the Pearcey National Award) is a special recognition annual award. Sponsored by CSIRO, this award gives prominence to one of the State Pearcey winners for inspiring leadership, scale, impact, innovation and acclaim on the world stage. »» Read more...

Checklist 100

National Nominations

The Pearcey Foundation accepts nominations all year round for any of its awards. We encourage you to get in early and apply or nominate someone you know who has made a significant contribution to their industry. You may download a Nomination Form or Contact Us directly. »» Read more...