October 10th 2002: Perth's own web-based real estate services company, aussiehome.com,
was awarded the title of 'Most Innovative IT Business' at the annual Asia-Pacific ICT
(Information Communication & Technology) Awards held at the Sheraton Hotel, Perth, last night.
In another (inaugural) Award, voted by the public through the ICT Awards web site,
aussiehome.com was also awarded the 'People's Choice' Award.
The judges citation read: 'aussiehome.com is a 3-year old privately owned company
and is a profitable dotcom! The company has Perth ownership, Perth management, develops Perth products,
showcases Perth properties, has Perth customers, and Perth web users. Their unique map-based property site,
and the systems they deploy to their 85+ business customers, is extremely local and yet has
Charlie Gunningham, aussiehome.com's co-Founder and Director, commented:
"We're thrilled to have won both these awards - the business category was packed with many innovative companies,
and this is great recognition for what we do."
Fellow Founder/Director, Nick Streuli, added: "Winning the People's Choice Award was
especially pleasing, as it shows we have a lot of fans in Perth!"
This year's ICT Awards saw a record number of 89 entries for 14 categories.
The award in the Most Innovative Business category acknowledges the creative manner in which aussiehome.com has
built a successful & popular dotcom business based on a sustainable business model, one of great value to its
expanding real estate client base.
aussiehome.com is a leading provider of web-based real estate services, based in Perth. The public web site displays 3000+ properties for sale or rent in WA, and features intereactive mapping, dynamic suburb price trend charting and related businesses.