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2012 Green Lane Diary Awards Ceremony

Inspiring primary school students from across the country walked the green carpet today at the annual Green

Lane Diary Awards, hosted by the Queensland Museum, when they were celebrated for their innovative sustainable living actions and projects.


Now in its third year, the revolutionary Green Lane Diary project has tripled in size since it was launched with 40,000 students registered to participate this year. Also available as an iPad magazine, the Green Lane Diary is a free, curriculum-aligned project run by humanitarian environment group Green Cross Australia that aims to inspire children to take small actions in their lives and communities to make a difference.



Hosted by the Hon Peter Garrett, Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth, and Eco Owl, a high-fiving puppet, students and classes were recognised for their outstanding achievements in the action-packed event


After the event Minister Peter Garrett, Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth tweeted:





Congratulations to all the schools, students and teachers who were involved in the 2012 Green Lane Diary program.  We encourage you to continue with your programs and keep in contact with us about your ideas and actions.


The winners:


Green Lane Hero

  • Zaid Melrose, Year 6, Harrington Park Primary School, NSW


Outstanding Individual Achievement Awards


  • Georgia Wilkie, Year 6, St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Beaudesert QLD
  • Teigan Dophoorn, Year 5, St Pius X Primary School, Salisbury QLD
  • Kathleen Tran, Year 4, Sacred HeartPrimary School, Cabramatta, NSW
  • Kirsty Boyle, Year 6, Carrum Primary School, VIC

Outstanding Class Achievement Award

  • Year 6/7H, Strathpine State School, QLD - 'Sisterhood of the travelling bottle' photography project
  • Year 7, Mossman State School, FN QLD - Greening the school
  • Year 6, St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Beaudesert QLD - Eco Owl
  • Year 4/5, St Mary's Primary School, Willliamstown Primary School VIC - Green Team


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The Green Lane Diary is a curriculum linked education program designed by environmental educators to help 8-13 year old children become aware of the stresses our planet confronts and how sustainable living can make a difference.

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