Here's an update on camping locations for this year’s Energy Breakthrough - as of 14 November 2022. Unfortunately, the EB site in Maryborough received 25 mm of additional rain overnight. Maryborough has now received double the monthly average rainfall for November to date, and we are only halfway through the month. Please view the information on the website.
Calling for expressions of interest from School Teachers or Principals to attend a guided Event Site Tour, hosted by Country Education Partnership's Chief Executive, Mark McLay on Friday 18 November 2022.
The 2022 Energy Breakthrough Schools Event Manual provides school teams with all the key details and links to the information they need for this year’s event. It includes links to schedules for Display & Presentation, Design & Construction and Scrutineering, marshal rosters, event site maps and more.
Welcome to Term 4! It’s ‘Energy Breakthrough Term’ … and that means very likely going to be very busy for you and us as we approach the event on 16 – 20 November. We – no doubt like you – are feeling both excited and daunted about the task ahead of us! Here are some updates for our Team Managers as we start to get into the 'nitty-gritty' of preparing for this year's event!
Teachers and students eager to participate in the 2023 [...]
Living in the Maryborough region? Get the inside scoop on Maryborough's largest annual event: the Energy Breakthrough on Wed 7th September between 5pm - 6pm.
Secondary schools have a new option this year: submitting a 'Video Display & Presentation' rather than completing their 'in-person' presentation on-site at the event. Read more from Display & Presentation coordinator, Laurie Preston, on this new initiative.
For a number of years we have been pondering the potential of robotics in the Energy Breakthrough. This year we have invited four teams - two Secondary and two Primary - to compete in the first Robotics Demonstration Challenge. We plan for this to become an open event in 2023 with a number of Coding / Robotics Professional Development sessions being run around the state of Victoria to encourage more schools to get involved.
The Bendigo EEV & HPV Grand Prix will return on 10 September 2022 and registrations are open NOW! All human powered vehicle, electric vehicle and hybrid teams are invited to participate in this schools-only event to give students and teachers much needed preparation ahead of the Energy Breakthrough in November.
Past Energy Breakthrough participant, Chris Hamilton, has secured a debut ride with Team DSM for the 2022 Tour De France. This selection marks yet another stellar milestone for the Bendigo-born and raised rider, who participated in the Energy Breakthrough between 2011 - 2013.