The ANZIAs were judged in each of six categories: information, diversity, IPv6, security and privacy, Internet access and digital skills, and innovation. In addition to the winners, a nominee was highly commended in five of the six categories. The exception was the Innovation category, where there was no outright winner but three organisations were highly commended.
Winner: Australian Lions Drug Awareness Foundation 'Tune In Not Out'
Highly Commended: The Courier newspaper - Ballarat
Winner: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
Highly Commended: Victoria University of Wellington, Deaf Studies Research Unit
Winner: DTS Ltd
Highly Commended: Internode
Security and Privacy
Highly Commended: Aura RedEye Security
Internet Access and Digital Skills
Winner: Cisco Academy for the Vision Impaired
Highly Commended: Infoxchange
Highly Commended: NZ Department of Internal Affairs; Beek; PaperKut Paperless Receipts
"The ANZIAs honour innovators from a highly diverse range of organisations that have set new standards for making the Internet a more inclusive, accessible and safe place," said Chris Disspain, auDA CEO. "In a highly competitive online environment, these initiatives have developed creative and effective ways to reach customers, deliver services and enhance the online experience of Australians and New Zealanders."
Internet NZ CEO Vikram Kumar said "This year's awards attracted twice the number of entries received in 2010. We received many excellent contributions from both New Zealand and Australia and we are very pleased to be able to celebrate their achievements through the ANZIAs".