Award Categories with Nursery Vouchers
All nursery voucher prizes can be redeemed at a retail nursery/business which is a member of Nursery and Garden Industry of Victoria (NGIV) and must be used before the expiry date. A list of retailers will be provided with the voucher.
PP5 Recycling Champion
Schools, kindergartens and their communities are invited to collect PP5 plastics including plant pots, trays and labels to deposit at participating retail nurseries to assist in the closing the plastic packaging loop by turning old pots & labels into new flowerpots.
Vouchers to the value of $600, $350 & $250 vouchers will be awarded to the top 3 collecting schools to spend at their deposit nursery. Kindergartens may enter this category.
For more information on what to collect, where to deposit and how to register your school’s PP5 collected, go to www.pp5.com.au.
This category does not need to register through VSGP page and has a later closing date of the 31 October 2023.
Award Categories with a Product Prize
All product Awards require the winning school to provide 3 photos of their prize to the VSGP for promotional use in an article – a photo of the school prior or receiving the product, one of the installation/use by students and one after its inclusion.
Foodcube by Biofilta Award
The winning school will receive 2 Foodcubes to grow your own food valued at $1000. Prize includes delivery to metro Melbourne only or collection from Carrum Downs.
Turf Victoria Award – Turf Package Prize
Preparation and installation of the turf will be the responsibility of the school with guidance from the turf provider. Delivery and consultation costs are included.
Winning school will receive a package of 300 square metres of Kikuyu grass valued at $4500.
All Award entries (with the exception of the P55 Recycling Champion Award and kindergarten entries) will automatically be entered into the Regional Awards from which the State Award and Kevin Heinze Perpetual Awards winners are chosen.
Value $350 – 24 awards – one per school category – per 8 school regions
Value $1500 – one per school category – chosen from regional award winners
Kevin Heinze Perpetual Award
Value $1500 – chosen from state winners – the grand prize!
Due to differing school types and sizes, there are four categories for entry into the Awards. You will be required to select your school category during the online entry process.
- Primary and Special Schools with less than 280 pupils
- Primary and Special Schools with more than 281 pupils
- P–9, P–12 and all Secondary Colleges
- Kindergartens – can enter the Most Engaging for Play Award & PP5 Recycling Champion Award