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 - Open for nominations

Turnbull Judges

Judging Chairmen Geoff Hoddinott (left) and Hugh Gyton (right) present The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull with a Certificate of Appreciation.

Nominations are open for the 2013/14 Consensus Software Awards and will be judged on 21st March 2014. The Hon Malcolm Turnbull, Minister for Communications & Broadband has been invited to present the Awards.

The Awards identify the most innovative software in Australia and New Zealand. They are endorsed and supported by NZ Trade & Enterprise, Australian Consensus Technology Association and New Zealand Computer Society. Program Partners are Brooklyn Institute, TiE and Alinement. Wholesale Investor is a Media Partner.

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2013/14 Consensus GreenTech Awards - Nominations Open

The 2013/14 Consensus GreenTech Awards are currently open for Nominations and identify the most innovative Green, Clean & Sustainability solutions in Australia and New Zealand. They are endorsed and supported by NZ Trade & Enterprise, Wholesale Investor and Northern Sydney Institute.

The Awards will be presented in April by The Hon. Greg Hunt, Shadow Minister for Climate Action, Environment and Heritage.

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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 April. These two Awards programs are supported and endorsed by the Australian Computer Society, Australian Consensus Technology Association, Cliftons, 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 June 2014. They will be judged in July and presented in August. 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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2013 Consensus Innovation Awards - Winners Announced

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.

The Awards 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).

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