About Lachlan Hickey

Lachy probably never knew what he was in for when he first volunteered to help out on the Holden Stage at the 2009 RACV Energy Breakthrough. Whilst he participated in the Innovations in Technology category back in 2005, he has been on the 'other side of the fence' ever since and now manages the event's website, wifi network and Holden Stage. Away from the Energy Breakthrough, Lachy is heavily involved in the local Maryborough community across events, community radio and theatre and he was nominated for the for the Saward Dawson Community Service and Volunteering award in 2013.

2019 Entries sell out in 34 seconds!

As the clock struck 07:59:59 this morning, teachers all around Australia were frantically refreshing their web pages to register into the biggest Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) event in their calendars, the Maryborough Energy Breakthrough. 

By |2019-03-27T09:04:05+10:00March 27th, 2019|Event Information, Event Preparation|0 Comments

2018, we’re ready for you! and so are the handbooks…

With entries for the 2018 RACV Energy Breakthrough opening in less than 24 hours, and that you've settled down from your long weekend antics, we thought it was about time to release the EB bible for 2018.

By |2018-03-13T10:13:16+10:00March 13th, 2018|Entries, Event Information, Event Preparation|Comments Off on 2018, we’re ready for you! and so are the handbooks…

2018 RACV EB Entries, Handbooks, Entries and welll. Entries

Welcome to the beginning of the 2018 RACV Energy Breakthrough period, with entries opening in less than 13 days, it's time to listen up! As the RACV Energy Breakthrough continues to grow, we are expecting the 2018 event to be bigger and better than ever in schools, entries, participants, learning and excitement.

By |2018-03-05T23:41:15+10:00March 2nd, 2018|Entries, Event Information, Event Preparation, Generally Newsworthy, Preparation|Comments Off on 2018 RACV EB Entries, Handbooks, Entries and welll. Entries

RACV Track Changes: New layout, speed traps, pit lane changes, and penalty display system

With the 2017 edition of the RACV Energy Breakthrough fast approaching, we’re announcing some changes to the RACV Track. These include a new layout, the introduction of speed traps, some pit lane changes and a new penalty display system. All of these initiatives are designed to improve the safety of our participants, spectators and event officials.

By |2017-11-03T10:55:35+10:00November 3rd, 2017|Generally Newsworthy|11 Comments

Join our volunteer team in 2017

Volunteering with the RACV Energy Breakthrough is a fantastic way of making a valuable contribution and real difference in your community. We offer a wide range of volunteering roles and invite you to match your skills and experience with areas of interest to you. Meet like-minded people, have fun and feel great about making a positive difference. That's why we want you to join, or return to our volunteering team in 2017!

By |2017-08-14T09:48:52+10:00August 14th, 2017|Generally Newsworthy, Volunteer|Comments Off on Join our volunteer team in 2017

Entries close this Friday, oh, and a little entry list surprise for you, too!

Well, we've done it. Yep, we've just released the 2017 entry lists for your viewing pleasure - just in time for the school holidays, too!

You’re in control (of your entries). Today, Tomorrow and Friday…

It's time to take control of your account, with the 2017 RACV Energy Breakthrough entries (for Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) Primary) set to open at 8AM AEDT today, Wednesday 15th, March.

By |2017-03-15T06:22:09+10:00March 15th, 2017|Entries, Generally Newsworthy|Comments Off on You’re in control (of your entries). Today, Tomorrow and Friday…

2017 School’s Handbook and Specifications Update

Since publishing the RACV Energy Breakthrough handbook which includes Vehicle Specification and Trial Regulations and Rules, a number of schools have been quick to express concerns about changes to the seat belt mounting rules and with the power restrictions placed on pedal/electrically EEVs.

By |2017-03-11T18:28:22+10:00March 10th, 2017|Generally Newsworthy, Team Manager Info|2 Comments

2017 School’s Handbooks, now available

The long-awaited 2017 School's Handbook is finally here! After much checking, reviewing and double checking, rules, regulations, specifications and criteria are now available for viewing in preparation for entries opening on the 15th of March, 2017.

By |2017-03-08T15:36:14+10:00March 8th, 2017|Generally Newsworthy|Comments Off on 2017 School’s Handbooks, now available