Welcome to Spark Tank
We are looking for bright ideas to save energy and make a difference to our environment in central and western NSW.
You can win money and support to help progress your idea. Finalists from three categories will be selected to present their bright ideas to the Spark Tank Energy Experts at a special event in Bathurst in early 2017 where the winners will be selected.
How it works
Identify your bright idea. Get support to complete your application from the Spark Tank team. Attend one of the Spark Tank info sessions. Complete application.
It may seem strange to attend a car race without the explosive “vroom” factor, but that’s exactly what supporters of electric vehicle racing on Mount Panorama want. Bathurst Community Climate Action Network (BCCAN) have launched a survey to register support for the...read more
Skillset together with the Office of Environment and Heritage hosted Spark Tank’s gala event at the Flannery Centre in Bathurst on Thursday, 16 March. The Spark Tank initiative aimed to uncover bright ideas about saving energy across the Central West. Ten finalists...read more
Here is another #brightidea for the for the community! Spark Tank is proud to introduce another finalist in the Community Category of Spark Tank! ECCO and U3A are institutions that are devoted to the education, wellbeing and social needs of senior citizens. Their...read more
Check out another one of our fantastic finalists for the Community Category for Spark Tank! The Bathurst Climate Change Action Network had developed a #brightidea to promote movement toward and electric car race on Mt. Panorama. BCCAN would like invite electric car...read more
Congratulations to our first Community Category Finalist - Neville Community/Landcare. A lovely idea to around energy efficiency and community halls which are such icons of regional Australia. Good Luck to the Neville Community and Landcare - such a #brightidea!...read more
And our third and last finalist in the business category is the Orange Local Aboriginal Lands Council with a fabulous project looking at incorporating energy efficiencies into the build of the new aged care facilities they are looking to create in Orange. Great idea...read more