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WAiTTA winners announced

Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013

The 22nd Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards (WAiTTA) took place at the Hyatt Regency’s Grand Ballroom, delivering an exciting line-up of high calibre finalists.

Western Australia’s leading focus in global ICT. Showcasing WA ICT on an international stage this year WAiTTA, National iAwards and Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) have united to create an exciting opportunity for ICT projects to walk amongst the ICT greats.

The awards ceremony featured the announcement of David Meirowsky as the 22nd WAiTTA Achiever, for his contribution to the WA ICT industry. Past winners of the Achiever Award have included business leaders, academics and those significantly contributing to ICT including John Stockbridge last year and Professor Craig Valli in 2010.

And the winners are...

Achiever of the Year

David Meirowsky, Fundi Software Pty Ltd

CIO of the Year

Alex Jones, Synergy

ICT Educator of the Year

Lyndon Vella, Challenger Institute of Technology

Chief Judge Award

CostEng Pty Ltd, CostEng Project Estimating Software Tools and Data Services

Regional Award

Landgate, University of Western Australia and Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Aurora for the Regions

Services Domain (Joint Winners)

- Ajilon and Western Australia Police, Public Sex Offender Register (PSOR)

- Australian e-Health Research Centre, Automated Disease Grading and Clinical Decision Support for Diabetics Related Eye Disease

Industry Domain

ITC Global (Australia) Pty Ltd, BHP Billiton Iron Ore Integrated Remote Operations Centre (IROC) Satellite Service

Society Domain

Landgate, University of Western Australia and Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Aurora for the Regions

Development Domain

Australian e-Health Research Centre, Computer-aided Ocular Biomarker Suite for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s disease

Student Domain

Jose Alvarado, Adriansyah, Huihyon You, Edith Cowan University for Parkinson iTest – A System to Provide Collaboration Between Patient and Supervising Clinician

Special Inspiration Recognition

Charlotte Caruso, PuggleFM


The awards honour the exceptional contribution from Western Australians to various sectors with inventions, products and developments over the past year. Offering companies, leading professionals and students across the industry to be recognised and celebrated for their pioneering in cutting edge technology.



Service Domain

- Legal Aid Western Australia and AOT Consulting Pty Ltd, Train-N-Track

- SEQTA Software, The SEQTA Suite

- Ajilon and Western Australia Police, Immediate Disqualification Notice System

Industry Domain

- Independent Market Operator and Power Systems Consultants, Market Evolution Program (MEP)

- Diversus and CBH Group, GrainTrack

Society Domain

- Diversus and Western Australian Local Government Association, CouncilsOnline

- NEC Australia and Gumala Aboriginal Corporation, Gumala Aboriginal Corporation Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Project

- Scope Systems Pty Ltd, EMMtrack – Carbon Reporting & Fuel Reconciliation Solution

Development Domain

- iiNet, Budii™ (Research & Development)

- Fundi Software Pty Ltd, Transaction Analysis Workbench (New Product)

- Netfira Pty Ltd, Netfira (New Product)

- Fundi Software Pty Ltd, CICS Configuration Manager (Tools)

- Netfira Pty Ltd, Netfira (Tools)

Student Domain

- F X Dio Budiraharjo, Scott Lambert, Anij Shrestha, Stephanie Pearl Siao, Curtin University for Project Zero Harm

For more information on the projects by winners and merits, please see attached document or visit .

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