The Australian Rural Education Award (AREA) is awarded to an individual, institution, organisation or industry for a practical project or achievement which opens up education opportunities for rural people and demonstrates a commitment towards advancing the positive aspects of rural education.
The Australian Rural Education Award:
- Acknowledges excellence in rural education
- Recognises the achievements of an individual or group in a rural community
- Endorses a positive image of rural education
- Demonstrates a creative approach to meeting the educational needs of rural people
The 2008 AREA winner was Talbingo Public School, with their Clean Green Energy Park project.
Download the AREA Winner 2008 Clean Green Energy Park overview.