2012 ANZIA Winners Announced

Posted by Tom Valcanis on 10 October 2012

The 2012 ANZIA Awards recognizing excellence in businesses, organisations and individuals to the development and use of the Internet in Australia and New Zealand were presented last night at the Old Parliament House in Canberra.

The ANZIAs are a collaboration between the .au Domain Administration (auDA) and InternetNZ and are judged by an independent panel of experts from both countries.  Awards are handed out for excellence in six categories: Diversity; Information; Innovation; Internet Access & Digital Skills; Security & Privacy and IPv6.

InternetNZ Chief Executive Vikram Kumar said “The six ANZIA categories cover all facets of the global Internet, from the highly-technical to the cultural, humanistic and innovative.”
auDA CEO Chris Disspain echoed Mr. Kumar, saying “the ANZIA awards distinguish the premier businesses, individuals and organizations in Australia and New Zealand that use the internet to enrich the lives of others and advance the cause of using the internet in positive and inventive ways.”

The winners were presented at a gala dinner held in Canberra on Tuesday Night. The dinner featured Keynote speaker Robyn Williams AM (ABC Radio National Science Show, ABC TV Catalyst) and Master of Ceremonies Alan Brough (Former ABC 774 Sunday morning presenter, former team captain on ABC TV Spicks and Specks.)
.au Domain Administration and InternetNZ congratulates all of the recipients of the 2012 ANZIA awards.

A collaboration between the .au Domain Administration and InternetNZ, the ANZIA Awards have recognised excellence and innovation for individuals, businesses, government and not-for-profit institutions that strive to improve the use and accessibility of the internet for the greater communities in Australia and New Zealand since 2009.

The 2012 ANZIA Award Winners and highly commended entrants are:

  • Information: GNS Services NZ
  • Highly Commended: Land Information NZ
  • Innovation: National Library of Australia
  • Highly Commended: Australasian Legal Information Institute (AU)
  • IPv6: Internode
  • Highly Commended: Studentnet (AU)
  • Security & Privacy: Aura RedEye Security
  • Highly Commended: New Zealand Internet Task Force
  • Internet Access & Digital Skills: 2020 Communications Trust (NZ)
  • Diversity: Hika Group (NZ)
  • Highly Commended: Cultural Infusion (AU)

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