What's New

    22 June

    ENTRIES CLOSED for the 2017 Australian Geography Competition.

  • 2018 Competition Dates
    22 June

    The 2018 Competition dates are: Thursday 17 May to Thursday 31 May 2018.

  • 2017 Geography's Big Week Out - Kangaroo Island
    27 January

    The 2017 Geography's Big Week Out will be hosted by the Geography Teachers' Association of South Australia.

  • 2017 Competition Supporters
    27 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 12
    27 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.

  • International Geography Olympiad
    27 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