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2022 School Handbooks released

The 2022 School Handbooks have now been released to help students, teachers and their school communities participate in this year's Energy Breakthrough program. There is one Handbook for each category, from Junkyard Challenge (Innovations In Technology), Pushcarts, TRYathlon, Human Powered Vehicles and Energy Efficient Vehicles.

By |2022-05-20T09:56:40+10:00May 20th, 2022|Generally Newsworthy, Team Manager Info|0 Comments

Get up to speed with our EB Explainer Webinars

Get up to speed with one of our 'EB Explainer Webinars' to be held online on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th of May between 4:15pm - 5:00pm. We know that with the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic during 2020 and 2021, many Energy Breakthrough programs have new students, new teachers and new parents who have never participated before. With this in mind, we are hosting two 'EB Explainer Webinars' to help educate and inspire the 2022 generation of Team Managers and students. Please note: The session will be repeated each time, so you'll only need to attend once! 

2022 Energy Breakthrough – Entry Details, Key Changes and Program Update

Hello 2022 and hello Energy Breakthrough community! Here’s some of key updates about the EB program for 2022 across entries, pushcarts, Innovations In Technology; and Display & Presentation. We look forward to seeing you and the students progress through the year!

By |2022-03-04T11:39:52+11:00March 3rd, 2022|Generally Newsworthy|2 Comments

2021 Energy Breakthrough Festival Cancelled

The Energy Breakthrough Management Group made the decision Monday (02/08/2021) to cancel the 2021 Maryborough Energy Breakthrough Festival, due to the ongoing health risks of COVID-19 and their impact on public events. The event was due to be held from the 17th to 21st November 2021.

By |2021-08-04T09:05:08+10:00August 4th, 2021|COVID-19, Generally Newsworthy, Media Release|Comments Off on 2021 Energy Breakthrough Festival Cancelled

2021 Event Entries Opening and Event Update

This year marks the 30th celebration of the Energy Breakthrough Festival in Maryborough! We are excited to make the event a special one and, as you will all be aware, a safe one given the current climate. At present, our planning revolves around holding an event that maximises learning, participation and competition within a COVIDsafe framework. At this stage in the year, as schools register for events and begin their Energy Breakthrough programs, please note the following advice

By |2021-03-16T07:54:28+11:00March 16th, 2021|COVID-19, Generally Newsworthy|2 Comments

Apply today for a Transurban Mentor!

Leading a team through the Energy Breakthrough can be richly rewarding and demanding – so it can be wonderful to have support from outside of your school to help give advice and extra input. Our Energy Breakthrough Mentor Program promises to offer up to 20 interested schools that support. Team Managers should complete an Expression of Interest form today!

By |2020-05-05T10:47:22+10:00May 5th, 2020|Assistance, Generally Newsworthy, Preparation, Team Manager Info|Comments Off on Apply today for a Transurban Mentor!

Records broken and a 54 second gap in the 24 Hour Secondary Trial

It was an electrifying finish between our two 24-hour trial winners, St Margaret’s and Berwick Grammar’s Jupiter and Caulfield Grammar School’s The Big Cheese in the final minutes of the 2019 Energy Breakthrough. By the time the checkered flag came down, 54 seconds was all that separated the record-breaking teams.

By |2019-11-25T13:31:12+11:00November 25th, 2019|Generally Newsworthy|Comments Off on Records broken and a 54 second gap in the 24 Hour Secondary Trial

2019 Energy Breakthrough – a test of endurance, innovation and challenging weather!

This year’s Energy Breakthrough wasn’t just a test of endurance and innovation, with the thousands of students, teachers, event organisers and volunteers being tested by the horrific weather conditions on Thursday. But from Friday we enjoyed near-perfect weather conditions and enjoyed a smooth and successful 29th edition of the Energy Breakthrough!

By |2019-11-25T13:41:58+11:00November 25th, 2019|Generally Newsworthy|2 Comments
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