Australian Blockchain Industry Awards 2021

The Blockies, recognising leadership and excellence in the blockchain industry and community.

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About ‘The Blockies’

Blockchain Australia presents ‘The Blockies’, which recognises leadership and excellence in the blockchain industry and community.

Australia’s blockchain sector continues to grow and flourish. Incredible individuals are covering new ground in technical innovation, regulation, community building and new business ideas.

“The Blockchain Industry Awards presents an opportunity for those who are shaping, driving & building the ecosystem to be recognised for their efforts.” – STEVE VALLAS, CEO Blockchain Australia

It’s time to celebrate the achievements of those who have diligently, impactfully & enthusiastically committed to grow the Australian blockchain industry ecosystem. It’s also time for a party!



December 9th 2021
6:00pm to 9:00pm



By Invitation

Award Categories


Professional Advisor Leader of the Year

Community Leader of the Year

Gender & Diversity Leader of the Year

Education Leader of the Year

Blockchain Leader of the Year


Startup or Scale-up of the Year

Digital Currency Exchange of the Year

Solutions Provider of the Year

Social Enterprise of the Year

International Organisation of the Year

Blockchain Organisation of the Year

How to Nominate


Select your category

The Blockies incorporate individual & business awards. Nominees can apply in multiple categories. More information about category descriptions can be found in the link below.


Nominate for an award

Read the category criteria, fill out the application form and attach relevant supporting documentation.


Submit Your Application

Review your application and pay the $110 applicable fee.


Good luck!

Successful nominees will be notified.

Details about the Blockies Gala Awards Night will be released soon.

Meet The Judges

The Blockchain Industry awards are judged by a diverse range of industry & community participants. They bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the ecosystem and are well suited to assessing the contribution of the nominee cohorts.

Information about the judges can be found below.

CEO - Civic Ledger

Katrina Donaghy

Founder - supanova data

Dr Jane Thomason

Founder & Director - B&DA

Joni Pirovich

Partner - Deloitte

Susan Brown

Managing Director - Stirling & Rose

Natasha Blycha

Senior Advisor - Austrade

Gaurav Johri

Associate Partner - EY

Scott Waller

Head of Blockchain services - kpmg

Laszlo Peter

Operations & Membership Manager - BA

Amy-Rose Goodey

Director - Emfarsis

Leah Callon-Butler

Professor - RMIT

Jason Potts

Director - Swinbourne University

Dr Dimitrios Salampasis

Senior Associate - KWM

Hannah Glass

General Manager, DLT Solutions at ASX

Paul Stonham

Head of Partnerships - Lander & Rogers

Courtney Blackman

Gala Awards Night

Ticket Information

The industry night of nights. Don’t miss your opportunity to grab a ticket for the industry extravaganza that is The Blockies. Numbers strictly limited.


Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Dress code: Cocktail
Complimentary afterparty access