Sustainable Schools Awards 2021

All Tasmanian schools were invited to apply for up to $2,000 towards a project to improve sustainability in their school.
Submissions Closed on Friday 18th June  
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Keep Australia Beautiful Tasmania is looking for creative, impactful project ideas ranging from saving resources and improving habitat to ensuring personal and cultural rights are respected.

Any project with sustainability as the primary objective will be considered.

Entries will be assessed on the school’s ability to:


1.Identify a sustainability project which includes youth participation


2.Describe the problem or project objective


3.Outline the steps to be taken to create a project that solves the problem or achieves the objective


4.Complete their project by 24th September or provide a progress report if the project is ongoing or part way through


5.Most importantly….. Specifically identify and budget how the funds will be spent

Submission and Selection Criteria
Watch this space for when entries will 
open for 2022! 

Keep it simple and have fun improving sustainability within your school. KABTas will provide feed- back and encouragement to ensure that you feel supported.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the KABTas Sustainable Schools Project Officer if you have any questions or require assistance to develop your project idea.

Christine Moore

Phone 0487483761

christinemoore@kabtas.com.au

Eleven schools were successful with their applications. Due to the generous support from the Tasmanian 

Government, Hydro Tasmania and Mars Wrigley, each school received funding of up to $2,000 for a project to improve sustainability in the school. 

The 2021 Selection Criteria and Flyer are still available below for information only. Criteria for the 2022 Program may change but the sustainability in schools objective will remain the same.



Margate Primary                                  "Wonderful Worms"
Mole Creek Primary           "Food Production/Waste Management"
Brighton Primary                                   "Compost Kings"
Ogilvie High                          "Greenhouse/Sustainable Growing"
Kingston High                          "Greenhouse/Social Enterprise"
Latrobe Primary                         "Spotlight on Sustainability"
Spreyton Primary                                    "Herbs R Us"
Huon High                                              "Recycling Hub"
Nixon St Primary                     "Save the Planet/Reduce Rubbish"
Huon Valley Homeschoolers            "Car Rubbish Bags"
Meander Outdoor Ed               "Whole School Sustainability"

Congratulations to the following 2021 Winners 

KABTas looks forward to the development of these exciting projects and thanks all the schools who submitted an entry this year. KABTas also thanks our generous sponsors.