Australia and New Zealand Internet Best Practice Awards 2010 - Open for entries

Posted by Leonie Dunbar on 7 July 2010

auDA and Internet NZ are proud to launch the 2010 Australia and New Zealand Internet Best Practice Awards. 

The Awards recognise organisations, businesses, groups and individuals that have made significant contributions towards the security openness, diversity and accessibility of the internet.

Based on the four main themes of the United Nations’ Internet Governance Forum (IGF), this year’s categories are:


Best Security Initiative - Initiatives that are at the forefront of developing solutions to security threats, building trust and confidence in the online environment.


Best Openness Initiative - Initiatives that enable Internet users to benefit from increased access to online materials, knowledge or information.


Best Access Initiative - Initiatives that aim to combat the digital divide, facilitating access for groups such as the elderly, disabled or socially disadvantaged.


Best Diversity Initiative - Initiatives that encourage expressions of cultural diversity and identity, including the promotion of multilingualism and indigenous cultures online.


Best Youth Initiative - A project led by an Australian or New Zealander who is under the age of 28 on 20 August 2010 and is eligible for entry under the four main categories.


For information on how to enter, terms and conditions and details of previous winners visit: