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Australian Mathematics competition

August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm


Dear Mathematics Coordinator, or to whom it may concern,

I am writing to you on behalf of the Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT).  Your school has been a regular participant in our Australian Maths Competition which is held each year in August. We believe that you may not previously have been involved in the competition, and we thought we’d reach out to let you know more about it. 


About the AMC  

First run in 1978, the AMC is Australia’s longest-running, largest and most well-known maths competition for school students.

Like all our competitions, the AMC contains unique problems designed each year by leading educators and academics to challenge and extend your students’ problem-solving skills.  


Our promotional offer 
To give you and your students an opportunity to experience AMC’s quality maths, we are offering you a free PDF of a past paper for primary and/or secondary divisions including answer keys so you can try some problems with students. 

To accept this offer simply reply to this email with the text PRIM, SEC or PRIMSEC and we will email the past papers to you. 


You can read about the promotional offer here. 


AMC 2023  

The 2023 competition will be held from Wednesday the 2nd to Friday the 4th of August. The runtime is 60 minutes for primary students and 75 for secondary students. The AMC can be hosted online or as a printed paper exam. More information on the AMC, including some problems and solutions from previous test papers can be accessed here. The entry cost for the AMC is $8 per student. 

The deadline for registration is:  

Printed paper  

Fr 14 July 2023 NT, QLD, SA, TAS, WA  

Fr 21 July 2023 ACT, NSW, VIC  


Tu 1 August 2023  


We would appreciate it if you could circulate this email to any teachers in your school who may be interested in learning more about the AMC. 

Kind Regards, Conor


Competitions Team

170 Haydon Drive, Bruce ACT 2617 Australia

P (02) 6201 5136




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