Geospatial Information Competition

It’s time for your school to go geospatial

The Geospatial Information Competition has arrived.

Presented by the Surveying & Spatial Science Institute and Destination Spatial Queensland, this competition emphasises the importance of geospatial science in an increasingly complex and exciting world. Teachers and students will be supplied with supporting materials to ensure effective engagement with their classroom subjects.

For students

The Geospatial Information Competition is a chance for students from grade 7 through 10 to get to grips with how geospatial science works, what it can tell us about our communities, and ways that it can help us solve real world problems.

It’s also a chance to have a lot of fun playing with cool technology – and to win an impressive prize…

  • First prize: $1000 cash, plus airfares and accommodation for each entrant and the group’s supervising teacher at the Locate 2019 Conference in Melbourne
  • Second prize: $500 cash
  • Merit prizes may also be awarded for attributes such as creativity, innovation, communication and effort

For teachers

In completing their project, students can align their entry with the geography, science, mathematics and technology curricula.

To receive an initial information pack with everything you need to present this creative and engaging project to your students, email

How to enter

Register your interest using the competition entry form below and we will provide detailed submission guidelines. Entries are due Friday, 14 December 2018. Good luck!

Thinking about what comes after grade 12?

There are a number of pathways you can take if you want to study geospatial science in Queensland.