The McFarlane Prize has been awarded to the following worthy winners.
In 2009, the Jury also decided to award Dmitry Baranovskyi the first ever McFarlane Medal for outstanding contributions to the Australian Web Industry. The McFarlane Medal will be awarded occasionally as judges see appropriate to an Australian who has made an outstanding contribution to the web.
The winner of the 2010 McFarlane Prize was Symphony CMS by Symphony CMS.
Symphony is an open source content management system (CMS) that combines a flexible, open architecture with the power of XSLT to give users complete control over every aspect of their project, from its data structures to its templating layer and everything in between.
Congratulations to 2009's winner, Swinburne University of Technology. The judges also decided to award a highly commended to J2Build.
Congratulations to them, to our shortlist and all the entrants. 2009's standard was without doubt the highest yet, in every area, something that would have doubtless pleased Nigel McFarlane greatly.
After grueling rounds of judging the shortlist for 2009 was (in alphabetical order):
The winner of the McFarlane Prize, 2008, is Pro Plaster Products by Propeller Global. Billy Hughes at War for the Old Parliament House, by IceLab was highly commended by the judges. Congratulations to the team at Propeller, at IceLab, and all the finaists, and a huge thank you to the entrants.
2009's shortlist (in alphabetical order) was:
The winner of the McFarlane Prize for 2007 has been announced. Michael Koukoullis was awarded the prize by the Jury for his site Andrews Must Resign
After an arduous decision making process, the Jury in 2007 McFarlane Prize has decided on the shortlist. The shortlisted sites were:
The winner was announced on Thursday September 27th 1007 at Web Directions, by Dean Jackson.
Congratulations to the web development team from Museum Victoria, winners of the inaugural McFarlane Prize, for Caught and Coloured. It is a beautiful, well developed, usable and accessible site.
The Prize was awarded on Thursday 28, at the end of the first day of Web Directions South. We were very honoured to have Nigel McFarlane's parents at the ceremony, and the Prize was awarded by Nigel's sister, Colleen.
Congratulations too to Glass Onion, developers of the The Australian College of Physical Education site - highly commended by the Jury.
Thank you to all the nominees, and a particularly big thank you to Andy Coffey, for his painting "Page Impression" which was awarded to the winners of the prize, and to the Judges for their huge efforts and their expertise in deciding this year's winner.
The following six sites were the finalists for the inaugural award in 2006. Congraulations to them, and indeed to all our entrants. The quality of the work entered was of a very high standard.