Maths Talent Quest 2016 

Dates for the 2106 State and National Maths Talent Quest are below.

The State and Natianal MTQ Judging Rubrics are currently being simplified. Updates will be available from Term 2, 2016.

 For professional learning, judging rubric feedback or general enquiries please contact Jennifer Bowden at

Please click here to register as a judge if your school is not participating in the 2016 MTQ


Key Dates 2016

Registration opens

Monday 11 April 2016

Registration closes

Monday 18 July 2016

Delivery of entries  Wednesday 10 August 2016
Judging Thursday 11 August - Tuesday 16 August 2016
Display of entries Wednesday 17 August 2016 (Morning)
Entry Pick Up Wednesday 17August 2016 (Afternoon) and Thurday 18 August 2016 (2pm deadline)
Award Ceremony TBA


All students from the Early Years to Year 12 can enter the Maths Talent Quest.  The best of these entries will then be entered into the Asia Pacific Maths Talent Quest to be held in Victoria.

This website is updated often with information for teachers and students to assist in your knowledge of the MTQ so please check back here regularly. 

- 2015 Information Booklet

- 2015 Student Information Book

- 2015 State Judging Information

- 2015 Answering Your Questions

- 2015 Judging Rubric 


Please click on the following images to download MTQ PowerPoint presentations:

2015 mtq  what-is-a-maths-investigation

 Some important information and changes to the MTQ for 2015:

  • Check the MAV website regularly for updates.
  • Registration will open in Term 2 and will be available on the MAV website.
  • You are required to complete your school judging and select entries to send to the state judging BEFORE you register on the MAV website.
  • Schools can enter a maximum of eight entries per year level.
  • It is compulsory for each metropolitan school to provide a minimum of two hours judging. Where schools have more than five entries, an extra two hours of judging must be provided for every five extra entries. Regional schools are also encouraged to participate in judging.
  • All participating students will receive a certificate.
  • Winning students will receive a certificate and book voucher – no cash prizes will be given



MTQ Cost Structure

Number of entries per year level (max 8) Fee per year level - MAV Members (incl. GST) Fee per year level - Non-Members (incl. GST)
1 $30.00 $37.50
2 $60.00 $75.00
3 $90.00 $112.50
4 $120.00 $150.00
5 $150.00 $187.50
6 $180.00 $225.00
7 $210.00 $262.50
8 $240.00 $300.00


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Peter Batchelor

Peter is the Webmaster of the Mathematical Association of Victoria. A long, long time ago he was a Primary teacher and then taught computer subjects and Mathematics to Year 10 before becoming a lecturer at RMIT and then working with subject associations to develop their web presence.

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