Imagine inspiring your students, saving energy and winning money for your school – all at the same time.

Collectively, schools can make a huge difference to the planet.
120
We’re asking 120 schools to join the challenge
2,000
Together 120 schools could save 2000 tonnes of carbon emissions*
$500K
In one year, 120 schools can save half a million dollars in energy costs*

Join now

Join the Challenge by becoming a ResourceSmart School and tracking your energy usage via our online system: comparing 2017 and 2018 electricity usage. 

Register or login to enter
Joining the Challenge is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
One
Register or login to ResourceSmart Schools
Two
Check the ‘Opt in’ box on your profile page.
Three
Click the bills section and enter your electricity for 2017.

How to enter your bills

Need help with entering billing data? Click here for a step by step guide. Get started today!

Download the PDF

Downloads for schools

Need help promoting the challenge at your school?

Simply download these free energy champions posters today, fill in the details of the challenge at your school and you are on the road to success! You can download one poster or as many as you like. 

Edit the poster by clicking on the grey box, then type in the details of the challenge or challenge event at your school. Or print the poster and you or your students can hand-write the details.

There are five different designs, available in A4 or A3 size.

Classroom materials

 

There's $26,000 up for grabs across two categories.
Each category has nine prizes at a total value of $13,000.
Category 1 - Greatest electricity reduction over the year
Category 2 - Lowest electricity consumption per student
$5000 is the prize for each overall category winner.
$1000 prize for each region in each category.

The Rules


Even the best competitions have to have some...check out the T&Cs so you know the score.

Read the Terms and Conditions
Got a question? Not sure if you're on the right track?
We're here to help!
View the Challenge FAQs or Contact us @ schools@sustainability.vic.gov.au