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Prize winners

Watch the awards ceremony, filmed in front of a live audience at Questacon, Canberra, on 16 August 2012. Watch video now Overall winners and state finalists from Tasmania, Connor and Jamieson's message from the future Watch video now QLD winners, The Ice Cream Eaters from Nundah State School Watch video now Qld winners, The Green Team from Windaroo State School Watch video now Shaylee and Morgan, NSW winners Watch video now Year 5 and 6 Maribyrnong Primary School, ACT winners Watch video now The Green Team, VIC winners Watch video now People's Choice winner, Zaidyn Melrose Watch video now Future Sparks Awards Ceremony at Questacon 16 August 2012 Reagan launching the iPad magazine Macinlay announcing the People's Choice winner with MC Tim Ross TAS and overall winners Connor and Jamieson

Even though the standard was very high, we asked our panel of experts to pick winners. After some serious deliberation, we announced the prize winners at an awards ceremony in Canberra, at Questacon, on 16 August 2012.

The awards ceremony was broadcast live via the internet. The overall winner, state winners and people's choice received $1000, with $500 going to their school and $100 to their teachers. Highly commended winners received $100 each and persuasive writing winners received $500 each.

Congratuations to our video prize winners!

Overall winner:

  • Connor Hookway and Jamieson House from Table Cape Primary School in Tasmania (ID 84)

Queensland winners:

  • The Ice Cream Eaters, Nundah State School (ID 157)
  • The Windaroo Green Team, Windaroo State School (ID 96)

New South Wales winner:

  • Shaylee and Morgan, Moama Anglican Grammar School (ID 158)

Australian Capital Territory winner:

  • Years 5 and 6 Maribyrnong Primary School (ID 73)

VIctoria winner:

  • The Green Team, St Joseph's the Worker (ID 116)

People's Choice winner:

  • Zaidyn Melrose, Harrington Park Public School NSW (ID 85)

Highly commended:

  • Reagan Minchin (ID 58), Connall Minchin (ID 64), Jodie & Lizzy (ID 74), Evie and Rebecca (ID 75), Maribyrnong Primary School ACT
  • Carbon Kidz (ID 79) and The Ball Launcher (ID 86), South Halls Head Primary School WA
  • Oscar Mower, Ascot State School QLD (ID 80)
  • Elliot Ross (ID 92) and Year 6 Energy Felt (ID 93), Dayboro State School QLD
  • Jahn Scott, New Town High School TAS (ID 94)
  • Year 3, Hall Scotch Oakburn College TAS (ID 114)
  • Corbit Holmes, The Southport School QLD (ID 142)
  • The Megawatt of Power (ID 155) and The Super Solars (ID 159), St Philip's Primary School VIC
  • The Windies, Kincoppal Rose Bay NSW (ID 170)
  • Luke, Miles Tom and Max, Waverley College NSW (ID 183)

Check out all the other great videos in the Gallery of Entries!

Persuasive writing winners

An Trinh, Clairvaux Catholic School VIC

Seth Homfray, from Snug Primary School TAS

Dominika Pasztetik, Banyule Primary School VIC

Year 4, Miss Mahaffey's class, Cooloola Christian College QLD

What is Future Sparks? Congratulations!

Thanks to all the clever and creative students who sent in videos and persuasive writing entries.

After a week of voting and deliberation from our judges, we announced the prize winners at an awards ceremony on 16 August 2012.

The Competition
The competition

We asked Australian students to make a video or convince us in writing about their BIG ideas for a sustainable energy future.

Check out the fantastic videos we received, all about sustainable energy solutions!

Help the planet Become a future spark!