LATE ENTRIES ACCEPTED for the 2017 Australian Geography Competition. If you wish to enter, please enter online.
2017 ENTRY EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 17 MARCH17 March
2017 Geography's Big Week Out - Kangaroo Island27 January
The 2017 Geography's Big Week Out will be hosted by the Geography Teachers' Association of South Australia.
2017 Competition Supporters27 January
Many thanks to the 2017 Competition supporters:
- Macquarie University
- University of Queensland
Their support makes a substantial difference to our ability to deliver a high-quality competition to school students across Australia. We will also be making links between the Geography Programmes in these universities and our prize-winning students.
2017 Competition - Prizes for school year levels, Years 7 to 1227 January
In 2017 the Competition will be awarding prizes for high school year levels: Year 7 and younger, Year 8, Year 9, Year 10, Year 11, and Year 12.
2017 - ENTER ONLINE NOW27 January
On-line entry for the 2017 Australian Geography Competition is now open.
International Geography Olympiad27 January
Australia wins Geography Gold at International Geography Olympiad
Congratulations to the four young Australian geography students who have come FIRST at the 13th International Geography Olympiad held in Beijing from Wednesday 17th to Sunday 21st August.
The four-member Australian team and their achievement are:
Clair Yung, Narrabundah College, ACT - Gold medal and overall second in the world
Andreas Orsmond, Sydney Grammar School, NSW - Gold medal and overall fifth in the world
Deepan Kumar, Narrabundah College, ACT - Silver medal
Georgia Worner, Loreto College – Kirribilli, NSW - Bronze medal
The four-member Australian Team which compete at the International Geography Olympiad is selected from participants of the previous year’s Geography’s Big Week Out. Sixteen top performing Year 11 geography students, one female and one male from each Australian State and combined Territories who have completed the Australian Geography Competition are invited to participate in the Geography’s Big Week Out. To check out photos from the previous years' GBOWs and Olympiads follow the link http://www.geographycompetition.org.au/geography%E2%80%99s-big-week-out.
2017 Competition Dates05 December
The 2017 Competition dates are: Wednesday 26 April to Tuesday 9 May 2017.