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  • Long-term contributors to the Australian Mathematics Trust receive Medals of the Order of Australia.

    29 January, 2018

    We would like to warmly congratulate Mr Warren Atkins OAM and Assoc Prof David Hunt OAM on receiving Medals of the Order of Australia (OAM) over the weekend. Their long-term contributions to the Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT), as members of governance and problems committees, has developed strong foundations for one … Read More

  • Do you dig…IT?

    19 January, 2018

    Do you dig…IT? These students sure do! Our digIT summer residential camp kicked off on 12 January 2018. Sixty Victorian and Tasmanian high school students gathered at Monash University to immerse themselves in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The students had a lot of fun over the five days developing their ICT skills through interactive workshop sessions, guest … Read More

  • Congratulations Emeritus Professor Cheryl Praeger, AM, on her Doctor of Mathematics honoris causa

    12 December, 2017

    The Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) would like to congratulate Emeritus Professor Cheryl Praeger, AM, on her Doctor of Mathematics honoris causa, awarded by The University of Queensland on the weekend. She was recognised for her distinguished service to mathematics, her world-leading research and her extended contribution to mathematics education. Emeritus Professor Praeger, AM, is currently … Read More

  • 2017 AMC Medallists announced

    13 November, 2017

    Congratulations to our medallists in the 40th Australian Mathematics Competition! Students from more than 30 countries participated in the AMC this year. Sixty-eight medals were awarded to students in Australia, Bulgaria, China, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania, presented … Read More

  • AMC results information

    18 October, 2017

    The Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) prize results will no longer be available on the AMT website. Results are sent directly to schools. The AMT is fully focused on the privacy of all students sitting the AMC. If you would like more information about your results, please contact your teacher.

  • MEDIA RELEASE: Australian girls ready to compete on world stage in Mathematics

    20 September, 2017

    MEDIA RELEASE Australia sending team to European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad For the first time Australia has applied to send a team to the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO).  The Australian Mathematics Trust will be using its International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) expertise and resources to identify, train and support the four-member team. EGMO is an international … Read More

  • MEDIA RELEASE – New Award for Top Achieving Girls in Mathematics

    18 September, 2017

    MEDIA RELEASE The top-performing girls in this year’s Australian Mathematics Competition will be awarded the newly created Cheryl Praeger Medal during upcoming awards presentations around the country. The medal is named in honour of prominent Australian mathematician Cheryl Praeger. Cheryl is a foundation member of the Australian Mathematics Trust’s Board and has been Chair of … Read More

  • Save the Date – 2018

    6 September, 2017

    The 2018 dates have been finalised for both the Computational and Algorithmic Thinking (CAT) competition and the Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC). Registrations will open later in the year, so keep an eye on our website. Competition Date Computational and Algorithmic Thinking (CAT) Tuesday 27 March 2018 Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) Thursday 9 August 2018   … Read More

  • Get started on your pathway to the Olympiads

    18 August, 2017

    To enter students into either of these competitions, head to our entry page.

  • Interested in Statistics?

    15 August, 2017

    Collect and interpret data on a practical research question, then present your results in a poster. Students in groups are invited to enter the SSA National Schools Poster Competition. Entry is free! Schools must register their students (primary and secondary) by 1 September 2017. For loads of ideas, resources and all information go to

  • MEDIA RELEASE – Australia brings home gold from International Olympiad in Informatics

    10 August, 2017

    MEDIA RELEASE Australian team member finishes in top 10 worldwide Australia’s team performed strongly to win two gold and one silver medal at the 2017 International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in Tehran, Iran. Seventeen-year old Richard Gong finished in 10th place overall: a major achievement. Competing at the IOI for the second time, Richard added … Read More

  • Media Release – Five Medals at International Mathematical Olympiad

    25 July, 2017

    MEDIA RELEASE Australian student solves hardest problem in history of competition The Australian team is bringing home three silver and two bronze medals, plus an honourable mention, from the 2017 International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This year’s competition contained the hardest problem in the history of the IMO. Only seven students … Read More

  • digIT 2017 draws to a close

    7 July, 2017

    Fifty-five students from regional and remote areas of Australia have wrapped up the digIT 2017 program by coming together to talk about pathways into ICT, present projects and pitch solutions on how to solve some of the world’s problems. The three-day residential camp brings to a close the six-month digIT program, combining two residential camps … Read More

  • Australian Olympians ready to take on the world in mathematics and informatics

    26 June, 2017

    Ten of Australia’s best students have made the teams to represent Australia at the International Mathematical Olympiad and International Olympiad in Informatics, taking place in July and August. James Bang (Year 10, Baulkham Hills High School), Matthew Cheah (Year 12, Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School), Linus Cooper (Year 11, James Ruse Agricultural High School), William … Read More

  • It’s the 40th AMC!

    14 June, 2017

    The Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) is running for the 40th time in 2017! The AMC is a fun 30-problem competition that shows the relevance of mathematics in students’ everyday lives. Australia’s leading educators and academics, who have a deep understanding of national curriculum standards, design the unique AMC problems each year. Every year, hundreds of … Read More

  • AMT Survey 2017

    7 June, 2017

    The Australian Mathematics Trust is constantly striving to improve our programs. As such, we are seeking feedback from teachers and schools to ensure we continue to deliver the best possible programs and materials. We have recently emailed schools inviting them to participate in a survey. If you have already completed this survey, thank you for … Read More

  • Big achievements for Curious Minds participants

    5 June, 2017

    Girls in STEM program awarded scholarships, selected in an exchange program to Europe Zali Roberts, currently a year 10 student at the Cleve Area School will soon be leaving for a 5-month exchange to Sweden. In August, Zali is taking up a Southern Cross Cultural Exchange after an extensive application … Read More

  • Getting Prepared?

    11 May, 2017

    If you want to get ready for any of our competitions or to work on your problem solving skills, we have a series of resources to help. Resources GetSet AMC and GetSetCAT are self-paced online programs designed to help every student prepare effectively for the AMC. There’s a collection of problem sets and a mock … Read More

  • A Purr-fect Start to the Year

    21 March, 2017

    Almost 16 thousand students across Australia, and internationally, will sit the Computational and Algorithmic Thinking (CAT) competition today. Students will sit the one-hour problem-solving competition both online and on paper. The CAT is an ideal challenge to encourage interest in programming. Results in the CAT often enable talent to be discovered that may not be … Read More

  • 2017 CAT AMC Package Discount

    27 February, 2017

    Teachers, are you thinking of how you can give your students a head start towards exciting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) careers? In 2017, we have a package discount when schools register for both our AMC and CAT competitions, both available in paper or online formats. Algorithmic thinking is an essential skill for most STEM … Read More