News 100

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.

Dr Alex Zelinsky

21 Jun 2018

Dr Alex Zelinsky appointed Vice Chancellor at Newcastle Uni

Dr Alex Zelinsky is to take up the position of Vice Chancellor at NSW's University of Newcastle in November 2018. Alex, 2013 Pearcey Medallist, is currently Chief Defence Scientist in Canberra heading up the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group. Congratulations from all the Friends of Pearcey. »» Read more...

Dr Bob Kayn

14 Mar 2018

Dr Bob Kahn Visits Melbourne

The Father of the Internet, Dr Robert Kahn, accompanied by his wife, was in Melbourne as the guest of the Australian Digital Commerce Association. Visiting from Washington DC, he spoke at a luncheon on Wednesday 14th March 2018 at the Melbourne Town Hall. »» Read more...


03 Mar 2018

Dr Mal Bryce Passes Away

Former WA deputy premier and 2012 Pearcey Medalist Mal Bryce has been remembered as "ahead of his time and a champion of innovation and technology" after the long-serving Labor stalwart died at the age of 74, on the 3rd March 2018. »» Read more...

Australia Day

26 Jan 2018

2018 Australia Day Honours

On Australia Day 2018, Robin Eckerman was recognised as a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia for "for significant service to the telecommunications industry through roles in broadband infrastructure and network development, and to the energy supply sector". »» Read more...

Filled Box 100

Blog Archive

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