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Duke of Edinburgh

Getting Started on The Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award

Mullumbimby High School is an Official Award Centre for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, with-in school Award Leaders who will mentor students step by step to achieve their award both in extra-curricular and curricular activities. 

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from students through Year 9 and up to participate in The Duke of Ed Bronze Award through 2023 and beyond.

  • The Duke of Ed is a global youth development program, empowering young Australians aged 14-24 to explore their full potential.

  • All participants of the award learn a new skill, improve their physical wellbeing, volunteer in the community and experience a team adventure in a new environment. 

  • Each participant’s award is tailored to match their individual interests, passions and ambitions as they complete the three core Sections of Voluntary Service, Physical Recreation and Skills.

  • The Bronze Award concludes for all participants with a four day Adventurous Journey, a combined prep and qualifying journey.

For more information visit:  


  • Experience a sense of adventure and learn outside the classroom

  • Adapt the Award to suit your interests, passions and ambitions

  • Gain employability skills and make your resume stand out

  • Be recognised for your extracurricular and sporting activities 

  • Challenge yourself 

  • Meet new people and have fun 

  • Global Award recognised in more than 130 countries 


Participants will need to do their activities in each section of the award regularly for a minimum amount of time, an average of an hour a week. Participants who do so can anticipate achieving their Award in 9-12 Months though there is no set time limit. The Award Fee is $145.00 nonrefundable and you have until the age of 25 years to complete. Fee assistance is available by application, please discuss your eligibility with an Award Leader.


Parent/guardian approval is required. With parent/carer's consent, registration can be made either electronically through the Online Record Book:

Or by completing this paper form Parental Consent Form and supplying it to either of the school’s Award Leaders.

Dusty McOnie - Award Leader
Telephone:  (02) 6684 2600

Arianne Greenhouse - Award Coordinator
Telephone:  (02) 6684 2600


For more information visit:  and make an appointment with an Award Leader by speaking with Dusty in Student Services.