Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Irish Chamber

Irish Australian Business Awards Peoples Choice 2018

Irish Australian Business Awards Peoples Choice 2018

(VOTING CLOSED) 2018 Irish Australian Business Awards - People's Choice Voting category the "Higgins Award"

An opportunity for the public to make their voice heard and help support the National Finalists with their votes. The most popular finalist on the public vote wins the Higgins Award, named after our founding President Gerry Higgins and is announced on the evening of the National Final.

Congratulations to Andrew Harte, our 2018 "Higgins Award" Winner!

Scroll down and "VIEW MORE" to learn about our 2018 finalists and to watch their videos.

Consultation Status: 
Allow New Voting Ideas: 
Votes Based: 
Survey Based: 
Votes Available: 
Click on the stars to vote. To filter listings please type the Business or Individual Name or filter by Category.

Harte Group was established by Andrew Harte and today consists of four companies. It all started when I came to Australia in March 2011 at 25 years of age with my wife Denise. I quickly identified a huge shortage of quality labour within the construction industry.

I became the Chief Risk Officer at EISS Super over four years ago, a role that has been one of my greatest challenges but also one of my greatest achievements during my time in Australia.

I believe I am a worthy candidate for an Irish Australian Business award due to my hard work, dedication, and commitment to making a difference in every role I have worked in.

Established in 2014, Access Visas Migration Services provides professional immigration advice, visa case management and migration services to individuals, families, trades, professionals, small local businesses and large corporate companies.

Hunter Labour Hire was established in January 2015 since then I have grown the company to now having approximately 100 employees and an annual turnover of $7million.

If you had asked me 5 years ago where I thought I would be in 2018, owning my own successful Traffic Control business wouldn’t even have entered my mind.  I moved to Sydney from a small town in Ireland in 2012; enthusiastic and keen to travel and expand my horizons.

Precision Pipe Networks is a family owned company operating in NSW, predominately the Greater Sydney Region. Formed in 2016 and with a collective wealth of knowledge, experience and depth of skill, our team has built a powerful reputation for delivering projects to an exceptional standard.

I moved to Australia less than 7 years ago as a newly qualified Chartered Accountant. During that period, I have integrated myself within the Australian community as well as the Irish community in South Australia, recently becoming an Australian citizen.

I think I would be a worthy winner of an Irish Australian Business award because of the difference I have made and continue to make to people’s lives through my professional work, human rights work and sport.

NeoData Australia is the premier secure data company. NeoData have deep functional and technical expertise in designing and delivering innovative solutions for our customers in multiple technologies most notably in the Oracle technology stack.

After leaving behind a successful career as an investment analyst at one of the largest global investment funds, in the space of under two years I have started and grown a disruptive business in the corporate accommodation space.

Pipeline Training Australia would be a worthy winner of an Irish Australian Business Award as we believe we make a huge contribution to the safety and productivity within the civil sector.

I launched Kady Creative, a branding agency, two years ago as a sole trader working from my apartment in Sydney. A year in, my business was thriving and after breaking a six figure income, I decided to take things to the next level.

I work hard, I love my job and I'm ambitious - I have been a Branch manager for almost 4 years now and have worked my way up in the bank through being a Teller, Customer service specialist then after being nominated to take part in Commonwealth Bank's Future now program which is a leadership...

I am Irish and have been in Australia for 37 years. During that time I have had good jobs/careers. Jumping into real estate 9 years ago was a big leap of faith as it turned out it is my most successful career move and it’s my own business grown from the ground up.

One month ahead of its 10-year milestone, the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, announced in August 2016 it would be opening an office in Galway, Ireland, to support its then-20,000 hotel customers globally.

I am very passionate about linking both Irish and Australian literary communities and I have worked hard over the past few years to build my profile in Australia and Ireland so that I can be a positive role model for businesses, especially for women who want to have a personal balance between...

I am a Senior Business Development Manager for Grays Online and I have lived in Brisbane for almost seven years.

In my role as a Senior Client Account Manager at Deloitte, I have made a significant contribution to shaping the overall strategy and vision for my client and have been integral in driving the opportunities for the supporting Client Service Team - including being involved in the demerger of one...

Since taking over the helm at GHO in Sep 2016 I have worked with my team to completely transform the business. We have shifted from delivering basic services towards a position where we are increasingly originating and crafting platforms for customer experience for and with clients.

Haldon Industries was established by Jake Reardon and Sean Halpin in February 2016 with the goal of becoming industry leaders in the areas of water and waste management.

Publift's rise from humble beginnings to an industry leader in the advertising technology space in Australia has been monumental. Through its own proprietary platform and industry leaders, Publift is shaping the advancement of advertising technology in Australia and globally.

We believe LiveTiles should be considered for this prestigious award given its strong Australian roots and its new Irish Artificial Intelligence R&D hub, established in Sligo, in the northwest of Ireland in May 2018.

Kingspan Insulation has strived from the beginning to improve the built environment through consistently improving their business, products and service.

Micro-X is an Adelaide based x-ray technology company, pioneering a new era in x-ray imaging. The company was established in 2012 to bring the benefits of electronically controlled, carbon nanotube field emission technology to the x-ray space in both medical and security/defence applications.

A 15 year career dedicated to improve tertiary education opportunities for working adults, resulting recently in building one of the fastest-growing education businesses in Australia - servicing over 10,000 students annually - allowing working adults from all corners of Australia to improve...

I have over 14 years’ experience in Big 4 professional services firms, encompassing both client delivery and business development across many industries with a focus on the resources and technology sectors.