Year

Name

Organisation

Contributions

2006

Scott Rickard

 

For her efforts in organising postgraduate events in Victoria.

2007

Steven Maras

University of Sydney

For his efforts in maintaining AANZCA heritage.

 

Kerry McCallum

University of Canberra

For his efforts in maintaining AANZCA heritage.

2008

Lucy Morieson

 

AANZCA Postgraduate Representative, 2007–2008.

 

Diana Bossio

 

AANZCA Postgraduate Representative, 2007–2008.

2009

Donald Matheson

University of Canterbury

For his overall contribution to AANZCA.

2010

Jolyon Sykes

 

For services as Secretary-treasurer.

 

Christina Spurgeon

Queensland University of Technology

For her contribution to the development of the AANZCA website.

2011

Gerard Goggin

University of Sydney

For his behind-the-scenes support and guidance.

2012

Steven Maras

University of Sydney

For his untiring commitment to AANZCA and his management of the AANZCA listserves.

2013

Alison Henderson

University of Waikato

For leading the AANZCA Publications Committee over the past two years and for supporting postgraduates and fellow colleagues.

2014

Terry Flew

Queensland University of Technology

For his work on the AANZCA Publications committee, leading to the founding of the AANZCA journal, Communication Research and Practice.

2015

Sue Turnbull

University of Wollongong

In recognition of her long service and friendship to AANZCA.

2016

Janet Fulton

University of Newcastle

For establishing and maintaining the AANZCA conference handbook.

2017

Michele Willson

Curtin University

For her ongoing efforts as a regional representative in Western Australia.

 

Elizabeth Gray

Massey University

For the way she has kept the AANZCA flag flying with the peak Science, Technology and Humanities body in Aoterroa/New Zealand, The Royal Society.

2018

Elizabeth Gray

Massey University

For her outstanding work in leading the 2018 conference.

 

Roxanna Holdsworth

The University of Waikato

For her outstanding service in organising the PhD/ECR event and representing PhD students.

 

Jolyon Sykes

 

For his outstanding commitment and work over many years as secretary, treasurer, and website editor-manager.

2019

Kerry McCallum

University of Canberra

 
 

Steven Maras

The University of Western Australia

2020

Not awarded

   

2021

Diana Bossio

Swinburne University

For her editorial efforts with AANZCA’s flagship journal, Media International Australia, from 2020-2021.

2022

Colleen Mills

University of Canterbury

Colleen Mills won this award (posthumously) to honour her years of contributions to AANZCA (the 2023 prize was essentially a life-time achievement award for Colleen)

2023

Ashleigh Haw

Deakin University

For her service as AANZCA’s first Communications Officer (from 2022-2023).

 

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