Parap Primary School in the News!

May 24, 2018

Did you see Parap Primary School featured on Nine News!?  Watch the short video to see what they’re up to from boomerang bags to eco gardens. It’s all part of their Eco-School activities.  Watch the video to see more.      

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Beach Cleaner Unit – Clean Darwin and Top End Beaches

May 11, 2018

We are raising funds to purchase a second-hand beach cleaner unit to minimise plastic micro litter into the marine environment. This will be particularly useful after Territory Day to collect the rubbish left on the beach.The beach cleaner unit will tow tow behind a tractor with a 25mm screen to collect small and large pieces of

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NT Eco-School wins silver!

April 26, 2018

We’re very proud to announce one of the Northern Territory Eco-Schools has achieved a SILVER Eco-Schools award! This is the first (of many we hope!) schools in the Northern Territory to attain the silver-level award. They have been awarded silver accreditation for their exceptional achievement in ‘greening’ physical structure and grounds, conserving natural resources and integrating

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Aputula (Finke) scoops three Tidy Towns awards!

April 9, 2018

  The Central Australian MacDonnell Regional Council desert community township of Aputula (Finke) has done Northern Territory proud and is Australia’s 2018 Heritage and Culture Winner as well as joint winner of the Community Action and Wellbeing category plus the well-deserved ‘Highly Commended’ recipients of the 2018 Australian Tidy Towns Litter Prevention, Waste Management and

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Aputula (Finke) in the running for National Tidy Towns Award!

April 5, 2018

The Central Australian desert township of Apatula (Finke) is in the running to take out a national award that will recognise the community’s efforts in sustainable practices, litter reduction and beautification. As the Territory’s 2017 Tidiest Town, Apatula (Finke) will represent the Northern Territory at the Keep Australia Beautiful, Australian Tidy Towns Awards in South

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A day in the life of a Tidy Town – Aputula (Finke)

March 31, 2018

Historical Finke looks to tourism for future. “The Finke people feel the same way about alcohol as they do about heroin,” a Council worker tells me. “That’s how much they dislike it.” Finke is a small town of around 160 people, the majority of them Aboriginals and the rest whites who work there in some

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FREE Resources for Teachers

March 26, 2018

Look no further teachers! We bring you free Australian curriculum-based resources – ideal for NT Eco School teachers to assist with lesson plans. ‘For teachers for students’ offers comprehensive, easy to access and download education resources written by Australian teachers for Australian teachers. Best of all – there’s no cost! Take a look at the website: https://www.forteachersforstudents.com.au/site/

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Aputula Finke – Tidy Town winner

March 26, 2018

After coming a close second many times before, Finke was named Best Medium Community at the 2017 Territory Tidy Town awards ceremony.  This qualified the community to be judged as a national finalist in the 2018 Australian Tidy Town Awards. The video below was made as part of their submission to the national awards. Click on

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2018 Seniors” Beautiful Garden Competition Launched!

February 23, 2018

After the success of the first competition in 2017, we are going to once again host this very popular gardening competition for Senior citizens in Darwin and Palmerston! We encourage all Seniors to take part – so tell your friends and family and help to spread the news.  You don’t need to be an expert gardener!

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2018 Young Reporters for the Environment Litter Less Campaign

January 31, 2018

    Thank-you for your interest in Young Reporters for the Environment Australia Litter Less Campaign (YRE), funded by the Wrigley Company Foundation. In 2017, Keep Australia Beautiful launched Young Reporters for the Environment and we are looking forward to you joining us on our second year’s exciting adventure! To help get you started we

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