Finalists announced for the Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards

Australia and New Zealand’s leading contributors to the use and development of the Internet have been recognised, with 28 finalists announced in Melbourne last week for the 2014 ANZIAs (Australia and New Zealand Internet Awards - see

"I am pleased to see New Zealand finalists in two of the categories - RealMe in the Security and Online Safety category, and Ziln in the Innovation category. I wish these Kiwi entries well in what looks like a tough competition with an amazing array of entries," says Jordan Carter, InternetNZ Chief Executive.

The ANZIAs recognise organisations, businesses and individuals who excel in delivering accessible, innovative, informative and secure resources to a diverse and wide community, on the Internet – both in Australia and New Zealand.

The awards are a collaboration between .au Domain Administration Ltd ( and InternetNZ (

ANZIAs cover six categories and the finalists are:


  • The Deaf Society of NSW    
  • Cultural Infusion
  • CAAMA Radio    
  • Deaf Services Queensland    
  • University of Wollongong and Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District - project funded by Cancer Institute NSW


  • PROSTMATE - Australian Prostate Cancer Research    
  • ARTS:LIVE – The Song Room    
  • Ziln Ltd    
  • - Arthritis Australia in partnership with Bupa Health Foundation    
  • Deaf Services Queensland


  •  ProBono Australia    
  • Not-for-Profit Law Information Hub – Justice Connect    
  • Policy Online (APO)    
  • by Inspire Foundation    
  • Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustII)    
  • PROSTMATE - Australian Prostate Cancer Research

Access & Digital Skills

  • Cybersmart Program – Australian Communications and Media Authority    
  • iiNET    
  • Get Up To Speed Program - The Training Collective    
  • The Deaf Society of NSW

Security & Online Safety

  • CommsNet Group    
  • Cybersmart Program – Australian Communications and Media Authority    
  • RealMe – New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs

The Leonie Dunbar Memorial Award for Community Websites

  • Taroona Community Association (TCA)    
  • Carlton Neighbourhood Learning Centre    
  • Apollo Bay Community Website Inc    
  • Mirboo Country Development Incorporated    
  • Sydney Alliance

Winners will be announced 25 August, at the gala awards dinner held this year at Crown, Melbourne. If you are interested in tickets for the event, please email
For more information about the awards visit

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