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That’s a wrap on the 2022 Energy Breakthrough!

It was an electrifying finish between our two 19-hour trial winners, Bendigo Senior Secondary College’s (BSSC) Earth Mover and Peninsula Human Power’s Hare & Forbes  in the final minutes of the 2022 Energy Breakthrough. Despite representing different categories (EEV Single power source and HPV Open categories respectively), there wasn’t much between these two teams throughout the duration of the event. A particularly impressive feat for Hare & Forbes given the absence of an external power source!

By |2022-11-20T14:38:11+11:00November 20th, 2022|Generally Newsworthy|0 Comments

From the Energy Breakthrough participant to Boeing Engineer – meet Aaron

The Energy Breakthrough is more than just an event. We’ve heard time and time again about the impact it’s made on young people’s lives. How it’s helped them get through high school, make life-long friends, inspired their career choices, and even start their own community teams so they can continue the racing long after their last Maryborough checked flag has been flown. 

By |2022-11-21T10:41:17+11:00November 20th, 2022|Generally Newsworthy|0 Comments

EB Event Update: Camping Locations – 14 Nov

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.

By |2022-11-15T07:52:34+11:00November 14th, 2022|2022 Site Updates, Generally Newsworthy|0 Comments

Introducing … B-Alternative, helping EB reduce event waste, increase waste education & become more sustainable

Energy Breakthrough is working closely with B-Alternative for the 2022 and 2023 Maryborough events to reduce event waste, increase waste education and become a more sustainable event overall!

By |2022-11-11T16:23:29+11:00November 11th, 2022|Generally Newsworthy|0 Comments

Energy Breakthrough ‘Local Scoop’ – Wednesday 7th Sept

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.

By |2022-08-25T10:27:11+10:00August 24th, 2022|Generally Newsworthy, Preparation|Comments Off on Energy Breakthrough ‘Local Scoop’ – Wednesday 7th Sept

New for ’22: Video Display & Presentations

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.

By |2022-08-05T16:04:17+10:00August 11th, 2022|Generally Newsworthy|Comments Off on New for ’22: Video Display & Presentations

New for ’22: Robotics Demonstration Challenge

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.

By |2022-08-04T17:53:08+10:00August 4th, 2022|Generally Newsworthy|Comments Off on New for ’22: Robotics Demonstration Challenge

Watch: EB Explainer Webinar (2022)

Our Energy Breakthrough Explainer Webinar series has been delivered for 2022, offering a great introduction for new schools and a refresher for people who are 'not so new' to the program. The challenge for the Country Education Partnership team through this session is answering that sometimes tricky question: What IS the Energy Breakthrough?

By |2022-05-27T09:42:56+10:00May 27th, 2022|Generally Newsworthy|Comments Off on Watch: EB Explainer Webinar (2022)
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