Victorian Awards

VIC

Nominations have now open for the 2019 Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award.

2018 Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award

The 2018 Victorian Pearcey Award was presented to Bernie Tschirren and Michael Cameron on 28 August 2018 at Monash Uni Chambers (555 Lonsdale Street Melbourne).

This is award is presented to an outstanding individual(s) who has "taken a risk and made a difference" in the Victorian ICT industry.

Victorian Pearcey Committee

  • Rick Harvey (chair)
  • Leni Mayo
  • Dr David Bennett
  • Dr Elaine Saunders
  • Graeme Huon
  • Jordan Green
  • Alison Hardacre
  • Dr Sara Dodds
  • (and other previous winners/guests as available)

Bernie Tschirren

28 Aug 2018

2018 Vic Award

The 2018 Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award was presented to Bernie Tschirren and Michael Cameron on Tuesday 28th August at the Monash Chambers, Melbourne. The award was presented by Dr Amanda Caples, Chief Scientist, Victoria as part of a special Pearcey Day. »» Read more...

Cyan Taeed

28 Aug 2017

2017 Vic Award

The 2017 Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award was presented to Cyan and Collis Ta'eed as part of the Pearcey Oration held on Monday 28th August at the Hub, Melbourne. The award was presented by Rick Harvey, Victorian Chairman of the Pearcey Foundation who noted that the award is not just about success, it is also very much about Cyan and Collis ... »» Read more...

Martin Hosking 2016

06 Sep 2016

2016 Vic Award

The 2016 Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award was presented to Martin Hosking at a special Pearcey event Tuesday 6th September in Melbourne as part of the Victorian Government Digital Innovation Festival. »» Read more...

Alison Hardacre

07 Oct 2015

2015 Vic Award

The 2015 Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award was presented to Alison Hardacre at the ACS Branch Forum on Wednesday 7th October in Melbourne. Alison was recognised for being both an outstanding person and, via her company HealthKit, making disruptive changes in the very challenging health industry. »» Read more...

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04 Jun 2014

2014 Vic Award

The 2014 Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award was presented to Bevan Clark and Guy King as part of the Victorian iAwards ceremony held on Wednesday 4th June in the Telstra Theatrette, Melbourne. »» Read more...

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05 Jul 2013

2013 Vic Award

The 2013 Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award was presented to Leni Mayo as part of the Victorian iAwards ceremony held on Wednesday 5th July in the Telstra Theatrette, Melbourne. »» Read more...

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04 Jul 2012

2012 Vic Award

The 2012 Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award was presented to Oliver Roydhouse as part of the Victorian iAwards ceremony held on Wednesday 4th July in the Telstra Theatrette, Melbourne. »» Read more...

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06 Jul 2011

2011 Vic Award

The 2011 Victorian Pearcey Entrepreneur Award was presented to Dr Elaine Saunders as part of the Victorian iAwards ceremony held on Wednesday 6th July in the River Room at Crown, Melbourne. »» Read more...

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22 Jun 2010

2010 Vic Award

The 2010 Victorian State Pearcey Award was presented to Mr Brett Paterson as part of the the Victorian ACS Fellows dinner on Tuesday 22nd June 2010 at the RACV Club in Melbourne. The event was sponsored by Multimedia Victoria, Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development and the Australian Computer Society. »» Read more...

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01 Oct 2009

2009 Vic Award

The 2009 Victorian State Pearcey Award was presented to Mr Robert Murray as part of the the 2009 National Pearcey Event on Thursday 1st October 2009 at the Sofitel on Collins in Melbourne. »» Read more...

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01 Aug 2008

2008 Vic Award

The 2008 Victorian State Pearcey Award was presented to Mr Mike Giuffrida at an award ceremony held on Friday 1st August at Melbourne High School. It was held on the opening night preceding the Victorian IT Teachers Association ICT and Careers Expo all part of a National ICT Careers week organized nationally by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). »» Read more...

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27 Aug 2007

2007 Vic Award

An audience of nearly 100 ICT luminaries warmly applauded the presentation of the Victorian Pearcey Award 2007 to Ashley Herring, and Pearcey Victoria Commendations to Dr. Stan Skafidas and George Parthimos, at a cocktail party in central Melbourne on 27th August 2007. »» Read more...

Anthony Overmars

28 Sep 2006

2006 Vic Award

The 2006 Victorian Pearcey Award was presented to Dr Anthony Overmars. »» Read more...

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14 Oct 2005

2005 Vic Award

The 2005 Victorian State Pearcey Award was presented to Graeme Huon. The presentation was made by the Victorian Minister for ICT, Marsha Thomson during the National Pearcey Banquet on Friday 14 October 2005. »» Read more...

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03 Sep 2004

2004 Vic Award

Marsha Thomson, Victorian Minister for Information & Communication Technology, presented the 2004 Victorian Pearcey Award to Luke Howard, CEO of PADL Software, before an audience of 200 IT luminaries and guests in the Great Hall of the National Gallery Victoria on Friday evening. »» Read more...

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22 Mar 2003

2003 Vic Award

On Saturday March 22nd Ms Liz Beattie MLA, Parliamentary Secretary for Education on behalf of the Hon. Marsha Thomson MP, Minister for Information & Communication Technology presented the 2003 Victorian Pearcey Award to Alec Umansky, founder of Defence Communications Industry. »» Read more...

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23 Mar 2002

2002 Vic Award

On Saturday March 23 the Minister for ICT, the Hon Marsha Thomson MP, presented the 2002 Victorian Pearcey Award to Jonathan Zufi, Founder and Director of UDU World Pty Ltd, a software company selling products into Australia, the United States and South Africa. »» Read more...

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17 Mar 2015

2001 Vic Award

The 2001 Victorian Pearcey Award was presented to Anna Carosa, Co-Founder and Vice President of ehyou.com Ltd, by Victoria Treasurer and Minister for State and Regional Development, John Brumby, at the Australian Computer Society National Conference at Lorne on 17th March. »» Read more...

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27 Mar 2000

2000 Vic Award

The 2000 Victorian Pearcey Award was presented to Rick Harvey at the Australian Computer Society Conference at Lorne on 27th March 2000. »» Read more...

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20 Apr 1999

1999 Vic Award

The first Victorian Pearcey Award was presented to Mr Michael Kolling of Monash University for his innovative development of "BlueJ" a Java applications teaching product. »» Read more...


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