Future BNE Challenge - World Science Festival Brisbane

As part of the 2018 World Science Festival Brisbane to be held from 21-25 March 2018, Brisbane City Council is proud to present Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge - an interactive, future-thinking challenge to ensure Brisbane's future water security. School teams will evaluate local and global water use and record a video pitch to present and explain their solution.

The event is for Year 7 students and is linked to the Australian Curriculum and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.

2018 registration

Event registration will open early February 2018.

The event is for Year 7 students and is linked to the Australian Curriculum and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.

The live event will accept teams of 10 students from each school and schools will need to provide their own transportation to and from the event venue.

Your school will also be able to participate in the event via live streaming.

If you would like to receive notification when the registration is available online, please email the Green Heart Schools team

2017 Future BNE Challenge winners

Congratulations to Mount Alvernia College, Kedron, who won the major prize in the Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge. Sponsored by Queensland Urban Utilities, the winning team travelled to Melbourne in October to present their ideas at the Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference.

Additional prizes across six categories (valued at $1000 each) were awarded to the following schools:

  • Commitment category: Wavell State High School, Wavell Heights
  • Communication category: Iona College, Wynnum
  • Creativity category: Earnshaw State College, Banyo
  • Environmental Awareness category: Mount St Michael's College, Ashgrove
  • Innovation category: All Hallows' School, Brisbane City
  • Practicality and social awareness category: St John Fisher College, Bracken Ridge.

Photo gallery from past Future BNE Challenges 

View photos from the Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge 2017 in the slideshow below. Alternatively, view the slideshow in Council's Flickr account.

Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge 2017 - World Science Festival Brisbane

You can also view photos from the Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge in 2016 in Council's Flickr account.

More information

If you would like more information about the Green Heart Schools Future BNE Challenge or World Science Festival Brisbane, you can:

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