Active School Travel blog

September and October saw our schools have fun as they competed for the highest percentage of students scootering and the most improved small school.

Discover the 18 new schools that have been successful in joining the Active School Travel (AST) program in 2019.

Find out which schools were awarded as winners at the Active School Travel (AST) awards night on 1 November 2018.

The competition has been fierce and the results have been close for the hotly contested Golden Boot. Make sure you keep an eye on our Golden Boot criteria and host events to hit monthly targets.

Find out which three schools were awarded the June Golden Boot for the highest percentage of students who cycled to school.

Each year, schools around the state compete for places on the Streets Ahead program, with RACQ giving our Active School Travel (AST) schools priority to help ensure students have road safety skills to actively travel to school.

St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace students are working to increase active travel in their inner city high school by collaborating with the Active School Travel team to explore strategies to encourage more Year 10 students to actively travel, particularly on public transport.

The Golden Boot trophy has visited a few excited schools already this year. Competition has been strong and the results have been close. View the results.

AST dress up events are a great way to keep AST momentum strong and promote greater community involvement at your school. Term 1 saw our schools celebrate a variety of calendar events in active travel style.

Each year, the Active School Travel team creates customised active travel maps for new schools on the AST program. The map makes it easy for parents, students and staff to find their best walking, riding or public transport routes to school.