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This section contains "point in time" articles covering news, events, awards, opinion and commentaries.

The Pearcey Foundation is involved in many activities and has an independent voice on issues relating to the Australian ICT industry. We are proud here to post opinions and commentaries both from the Foundation's perspective and from other guest writers.

Emeritus Prof. Rod Tucker 2013 Pearcey Hall of Fame

27 Feb 2020

50th Anniversary of Australia's First Satellite

In 1966 a bunch of students (undergrads and post-grads) at the Department of Elec Eng at Melbourne University built Australia's first satellite. It was ultimately launched in 1970 by NASA. A member of the team of 8, who designed and constructed the satellite, was Prof. Rod Tucker, a 2013 Pearcey Hall of Famer Prof Tucker was a first-year student at ... »» Read more...

Australia Day

26 Jan 2020

2020 Australia Day Honours

Three outstanding members of the Pearcey family were recognised in the 2020 Australia Day Honours lists. All were named Members (AM) General Division, Order of Australia: »» Read more...

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This section contains an archive of Pearcey events, news and blog items from previous years. »» Read more...


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