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2008

Posted 1/1/2008

The Aims:

  1. To raise awareness of the easy and affordable options available to everyday people, every day to reduce greenhouse emissions.
  2. To raise funds for sustainable food and energy programs to assist our global neighbours who do not have the same opportunities that we do.

The Outcomes:
1009 km (Sydney Opera House via Parliament House Canberra to Ballarat Town hall)
23:48 hours
2 Environment Ministers
1000’s of families spoken to directly
10,000’s of people seeing the event live
6 TV Reports
16 Newspaper Articles
12 radio segments
70,000 website hits
from 21 different countries
$6235.20 raised

  • Winner of the “TEN News – Telstra Monthly Environment Award”
  • Winner of the “TEN News – Telstra Annual Environment Award”
  • Semi Finalist of the Regional & Community Awards “Sustainability and Environment Award”
  • Letters of commendation from The Lord Mayor of Sydney & The Alternative Technologies Association

Personal Visits From:

  • Rev Tim Costello, CEO World Vision
  • Minister Gavin Jennings, Victorian Minister for the Environment, Climate Change & Innovation.
  • Minister Peter Garrett, Federal Minister for the Envrionment

Results:

RACV ENERGY BREAKTHROUGH

Team    Cookie Monster Class Hybrid 1 Open
  1st Place overall    
  1st Place Display & Presentation    
  1st Place in 24 Hour Time Trial    
  *NEW BCEBT LAP RECORD OF 628 LAPS