2019 ResourceSmart Schools Awards

Last updated: 1 March 2021

Victoria has celebrated and congratulated its outstanding sustainable schools, as the winners of the 2019 ResourceSmart Schools awards were announced in a special ceremony at the MCG on 13 June.

See the full list of winners and finalists below. Or check out the story of each school in our beautiful ResourceSmart Schools Award Magazine.

Schools across Victoria were recognised for their efforts to inspire sustainable action in their communities, reduce their environmental impact and protect the environment.

Congratulations to all the amazing winners of this year’s ResourceSmart Schools awards. A huge thank you to all the schools who entered. There was in incredibly high calibre of entries this year.

Student with Craig Reucassel from ABC TV’s War on Waste

School of the Year

Winner: Carrum Primary School (Carrum)

Finalists:

  • Colbinabbin Primary School (Colbinabbin)
  • St Columba’s Primary School (Elwood)

Campus Infrastructure and Operations School of the Year

Winner: Beaconhills College (Pakenham and Berwick)

Finalists:

  • Camberwell Grammar (Camberwell)
  • Seabrook Primary School (Seabrook)

Teacher of the Year (Primary)

Winner: Vanessa Smith, Truganina South Primary School (Truganina)

Finalists:

  • Glenn Jepson, Kunyung Primary School (Mount Eliza)
  • Jo-anne Wembridge, Werribee Primary School (Werribee)

Teacher of the Year (Secondary)

Winner: Timothy Thompson, Mount Lilydale Mercy College (Lilydale)

Finalists:

  • Jacqui Godfrey, Ringwood Secondary College (Ringwood)
  • Venkata Kalva, Brentwood Secondary College (Glen Waverley)

Student Action Team of the Year (Primary)

Winner: Truganina South Primary School (Truganina)

Finalists:

  • Mentone Primary School (Mentone)
  • Moorabbin Primary School (Moorabbin Primary School)

Student Action Team of the Year (Secondary)

Winner: Nossal High School (Berwick)

Finalists:

  • Brentwood Secondary College (Glen Waverley)
  • Ringwood Secondary College (Ringwood)

Community Leadership School of the Year (Primary)

Winner: Warrnambool East Primary School

Finalists:

  • Carrum Primary School (Carrum)
  • St Macartan’s Parish Primary School (Mornington)

Community leadership School of the Year (Secondary)

Winner: Footscray City College (Footscray)

Finalists:

  • Covenant College (Bell Post Hill)
  • Melbourne Girls College (Richmond)

Curriculum Leadership School of the Year (Primary)

Winner: St Aloysius Primary School (Queenscliff)

Finalists:

  • Moorabbin Primary School (Moorabbin)
  • St Louis de Montforts Primary School (Aspendale)

Curriculum Leadership School of the Year (Secondary)

Winner: Kyneton Secondary College (Kyneton)

Finalist: Ringwood Secondary College (Ringwood)

2019 Awards Booklet

Read the stories behind the schools in this beautiful booklet.

Sponsors

Thanks to our proud sponsors of the ResourceSmart Schools Awards.

Category sponsors

Teacher of the Year – Primary and Secondary

Bank First website


Community Leadership School of the Year – Primary and Secondary

Greener Government Buildings Program - Victorian School Building Authority website


Event sponsors

Officeworks positive difference plan
Custom Vertical Gardens website
Seasol website

Want to know more? Get in touch with:

ResourceSmart Schools Awards, Sustainability Victoria
03 8626 8747
resourcesmartawards@sustainability.vic.gov.au