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The Energy Breakthrough 2022 returns for it's 30th year with a huge festive celebration. 

An annual program event that's powered by imagination.

The Energy Breakthrough is a joint initiative of the Country Education Partnership (CEP) and the Central Goldfields Shire Council (CGSC). Since 1991, the Energy Breakthrough has provided opportunities for students, teachers, parents and local industry to work together to design and construct a vehicle, a machine or innovation in technology that will represent an 'energy breakthrough'. The program is unique in that all teams must compete across three areas of assessment: Design and Construction, Display and Presentation and Trials.

The Energy Breakthrough isn't just a once-a-year event. School groups work throughout the year to design, build and test machines within detailed specifications. The program encourages participants to examine and use the latest technology whilst considering its impact on the environment and the way people live locally and globally. It requires a team effort and an across-the-curriculum approach. These groups then bring their vehicles and machines to Maryborough for a huge celebration to display and trial them in action.

This event was unfortunately cancelled due to the COVID Pandemic in November 2020 & 2021, but promises to return in 2022, bigger and better!

Our Shire's biggest event will be back from 16 November to 20 November 2022 at Princes Park.

View site map: HERE

You can read more at: Maryborough Energy Breakthrough

If you need assistance with accommodation, please contact the Visitor Information Centre.

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Maryborough 2022 Energy Breakthrough



For full details and recent updates on Energy Breakthrough: HERE