Internet Achievement Awards
Tuesday, 27th May 2014 at 9:00 am
Not for Profit organisations are being encouraged to enter the Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards (ANZIAs) showcasing online resources and significant contributions to the development and use of the Internet.
The awards are a collaboration between auDA (.au Domain Administration Ltd) and InternetNZ and are an annual event celebrating the achievements of organisations, businesses and individuals that have made significant contributions to the development and use of the Internet in Australia and New Zealand.??
Entries are open to organisations that have developed online resources, websites and real-world projects and products.?? Winners in each category receive a $2500AUD prize.?
Jo Lim, Chief Operations and Policy Officer for auDA, said that although the ANZIAs were open to everyone who added value to the development of the internet in Australia and New Zealand, the organisation would love to recognise more Not for Profits doing interesting things online.
“The ANZIAs offer public and industry exposure, positive media coverage and of key importance within the Not for Profit sector – optimisation of future grant applications and recognition for hard working staff and volunteers.”
auDA (.au Domain Administration Ltd) manages the .au domain space under a Not for Profit, industry self-regulatory model.
“Through consultation with industry stakeholders, auDA develops and implements domain name policies for .au. auDA also coordinates .au’s operational frameworks, licenses registry operators and registrars, implements consumer safeguards and facilitates dispute resolution,” Lim said.
auDA plays an active role within the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and other international fora, representing the interests of .au stakeholders at the global level.
Entries close June 13th, 2014. Found out more at http://www.internetawards.org.au/