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Crossing art to spread the road safety message

MtEvelyn 3D crossing - Picture: Romy Stephens

Credit: Romy Stephens, Ranges Trader Mount Evelyn Primary School’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) girls have unveiled their new 3D pedestrian crossing, created to raise awareness towards road safety. The artwork, featuring three sets of wallaby legs sticking out from underneath the crossing rectangles, is hoped to grab drivers attention so they slow down…

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3D crossing developed by school students

First 3D Crossing in Australia developed by primary school students

The Towards Safer Speeds Challenge and the Stemgirls are proud to showcase our latest traffic calming interventions. Over two years, we have investigated and designed a diverse range of road safety measures to slow speeds on our roads. The crossing idea evolved over this period of time. Our wallaby crossing is the first 3D crossing…

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Safety Pete steps up

The incredible animal the platypus is a unique Australian Species. The STEM girls wanted to use an animal from our local area in their 3D artwork. Did you know that platypus lives in Olinda Creek and surrounding areas? We created Safety Pete to represent the Towards Safer Speeds Challenge so he can connect and share…

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Local Community Activism

MtEvelyn Stem Grils 2019 Team

Local Community Activism What does that mean? We asked Josh Blake a former Mount Evelyn Primary student to share his experiences in activism and advocacy on causes that mattered to him.  In the video, he tells his story about traffic in Mount Evelyn and how instigated a road safety campaign to make York Road a…

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Towards Safer Speeds Challenge

STEM Girls are reducing speeds and improving road safety through an interactive student-led Public Relations campaign in the Shire of Yarra Ranges.   Students are continuing to foster strong links with the wider community.  We are currently working with our stakeholders to promote and make a positive change for road safety in the Shire of Yarra…

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