Another year of exciting award programs, dynamic thought leadership discussions, a galvanizing Oration and a range of events and
programs to celebrate our Australian ICT heritage and inspire our youth to a future in ICT.
Checkout the calendar on our events page or follow the links below for these flagship events.
Australia 4.0 - Thought leadership in
the transition to Australia Net Zero
Session 5: September 28th - Register
Summit: October 30th Sofitel Darling Harbour, Sydney
Registrations Opening Soon
This is our 25th year of awards, focussed exclusively on outstanding individuals drawn from across our vast
We present 11 awards each year and have done so for a long time - recognising over 150 Australian ICT luminaries and
entrepreneurs, as highlighted on this website.
2023 National Pearcey Awards Gala Dinner - Monday 30th October -
Sofitel Darling Harbour, Sydney
Heritage Projects - many activities including publication of an
Australian IT history book, preservation of museums, and submission of an IEEE milestone for CSIRAC.
Pearcey 2022 - Highlights
The National Awards were held on 11 Nov 2022 in Hobart in
conjunction with ACS Tasmania and TasICT, at the C3 Convention Centre, Hobart.
The 2022 Pearcey Medal was presented to John De Margheriti,
widely seen as a founding 'father' of Australia's video games industry.
The 2022 Pearcey Hall of Fame inductees were John De
and Bevan Slattery.
The 2022 Pearcey Entrepreneur Award was
presented to Dr Mark Englund, founder and CEO of FibreSense.
The Pearcey State Awards recognise outstanding entrepreneurs in ICT within each Australian State who have "taken
a risk, made a difference and are an inspiration."
The Pearcey Foundation is proud to have made the following awards: