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  • 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 https://www.ssaipostercomp.info/

  • 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

  • Australian Olympians to be supported by government funding

    21 October, 2016

    The Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) has welcomed the announcement from the Honourable Greg Hunt, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, that the government will continue to support our most talented Australian students to take part in the international Mathematics and Informatics Olympiads. The Australian Mathematics Trust will deliver this programme on behalf of the government. … Read More

  • Australian Mathematics Competition Medallists for 2016 announced

    4 October, 2016

    Congratulations to the medallists in the 2016 Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC). Almost 300,000 students from across Australia and more than 30 countries participated in the AMC this year. The Australian Mathematics Trust has awarded 62 medals to secondary students who performed exceptionally in the AMC. This year there were 22 Junior … Read More

  • AIMO comes to Vietnam

    28 September, 2016

    In an exciting development, 467 Vietnamese students participated in the Australian Intermediate Mathematics Olympiad last week. Organised centrally at the Cau Giay Lower Secondary School in Hanoi by Vietnamese AMT contact Dr Tri Ta, students came from 23 different schools.  Students who gathered for the contest received a celebration T-shirt! The … Read More

  • Australians bring home medals

    24 August, 2016

    While all eyes have been focused on the Olympics in Rio, other Olympiads have also occurred across the world in mathematics, informatics and four fields of science. These Olympiads are held annually to give an opportunity for the brightest high school students to compete against each other on an international … Read More