Welcome to Consensus Group

Consensus specialises in the design and management of industry development/award and recognition programs. We are committed to supporting Australian and New Zealand innovation and enterprise.

All Consensus industry programs are structured to provide a development path and the tools for growth. Each program features clearly defined judging criteria, fully independent judges and Awards made on merit with results Endorsed by Consensus.

Consensus works with selected Program Partners who can provide vital support services such as legal services and intellectual property protection, venture and equity capital raising, media and public relations, export and overseas venture partner facilitation.

2013/2014 Consensus Software Awards - Presentations

Turnbull Judges

Sen. Birmingham celebrates with Winners and Highly Commended recipients of the Awards.

The Consensus Software Awards were presented by Senator Simon Birmingham, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment on Thursday 5th June. The Awards were hosted by Insurance Australia Group (IAG). Senator Brinmingham is also The Hon Malcolm Turnbull's representative in the Senate.

The Awards identify the most innovative software in Australia and New Zealand. They are endorsed and supported by Australian Consensus Technology Association, New Zealand Trade & Enterprise, Brooklyn Institute, Wholesale Investor and TiE.

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2013/14 Consensus GreenTech Awards - Presentations

The Consensus GreenTech Awards were presented by Senator Simon Birmingham, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment on Thursday 5th June. The Awards were hosted by Insurance Australia Group (IAG). Senator Brinmingham is also The Hon Malcolm Turnbull's representative in the Senate.

The Awards identify the most innovative GreenTech solutions in Australia and New Zealand. They are endorsed and supported by Australian Consensus Technology Association, New Zealand Trade & Enterprise, Wholesale Investor, Northern Sydney Institute part of TAFE, Connections Research.

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2014 Consensus IT Writers and IT Professional Awards - Nominations Open

Nominations for the 2014 Awards Consensus IT Writers and Consensus IT Professional Awards are open to the end of September. These two Awards programs are supported and endorsed by the Australian Computer Society, Australian Consensus Technology Association, Hosted Continuity & Actuate.

If you would like to get involved in these Awards as a nominee, sponsor, judge or supporter, please send us an email.

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2014 Consensus Student Innovation Awards - Nominations Open

Our 3rd year of honouring innovation by Students across Universities is open for nominations until the end of September 2014. They will be judged in October and presented in November. In 2012 and 2013 Consensus managed the NASSCOM Innovation Student Awards. The 2013 Awards were presented at CeBIT in Sydney at the ICT Celebration Dinner on 29th May by Deborah Hadwen, Chair of NASSCOM Australia and The Hon. Victor Dominello, MP, NSW Minister for Citizenship, Communities and Aboriginal Affairs.

The Consensus Student Innovation Awards are open to any innovation across all disciplines and we welcome innovation in process as well as product and technology.

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2014 Consensus Innovation Awards - Nominations Open

Nominations are open for the 2104 Consensus Innovation Awards which identify the most innovative solutions across all industry sectors including manfacturing, engineering, electronics, health, retail, distribution, education, telecoms, energy, mining and digital media in Australia and New Zealand. They also identify new processes and innovations in Research & Development (R&D).

The 2013 Consensus Innovation Awards were presented by Senator Kate Lundy, Minister Assisting for Industry and Innovation on the evening of Tuesday 30th April 2013 in Sydney. They are supported by NZ Trade & Enterprise, Australian Consensus Technology Association and Wholesale Investor. Baxter Patent Attorneys and Mitrais were sponsors. Cliftons kindly hosted the Judging.

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