Litter Legends Campaign: important dates

August 21, 2018

The Litter Legends Campaign is an exciting global schools project to implement a project to reduce litter and improve recycling in their school and community with Eco-Schools in the driver’s seat. Eco-Schools that join this project will follow the Eco-Schools 7-step framework to carry out their campaign on litter, including monitoring litter, raising awareness of

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Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2018

August 17, 2018

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE “KEEP OUR WATERWAYS BEAUTIFUL” COMPETITION Keep Australia Beautiful Week 2018 will take place from Monday, 20 August to Sunday, 26 August, and will focus on marine litter. Keep Australia Beautiful Week is held late August each year, to raise awareness about the simple things we can all do in

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Senior’s Beautiful Gardens Competition Winners

August 9, 2018

The 2018 Senior’s Beautiful Garden Competition Awards presentation took place in NAB House Board Room in Darwin. Invited guests included Award recipients and their families, competition participants, Joel Spry (ABC Radio Darwin Saturday Morning Gardening Show Presenter) and Susi Warren from MLA Ngaree Ah Kit’s Electorate Office.  It was a fun-filled morning as everyone came

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Senior’s Beautiful Gardens entrants

August 8, 2018

Just take a look at some of the entries we received for the 2018 Senior’s Beautiful Gardens Competition! There was a wide variety of entries received from across the greater Darwin area and for the different categories of the competition. It certainly made the judges decision a difficult one! 1.  Large garden entry (Marylin) 2.

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Darwin Council – soft plastics press release

August 1, 2018

Moving Towards a Plastic Free Future Monday 1 August 2018 City of Darwin will explore innovative alternatives to single use plastics at Council events and helium balloon releases from Council land and in Council buildings. Viable alternatives coupled with a ban on specific single use plastic items will help the city move towards a plastic

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Eco Schools PD Sessions for Teachers

July 26, 2018

We will be running a number of Eco School sessions in August in Darwin and Alice Springs. The sessions are free and are aimed at helping teachers explore the resources available for Eco Schools. Please register your interest by sending an email to ceo@kabcnt.org.au or calling Heimo on 0407 186 461.    

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Young Reporters for the Environment Australia Litter Less competition

July 20, 2018

Darwin High School is one of the recipients of the Young Reporters for the Environment $500 grant.  The grant is designed to be used towards investigating and reporting on a litter-related issue in the school ground and/or community. One of the items Darwin High School has highlighted for this grant is signage for their bins. Currently they have 8 yellow

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Wax worms arrive in Parap!

June 19, 2018

Local Member Mr Michael Gunner will present the ‘Silver Eco School Award’ to Parap Primary School on Monday 25th June at 8:30am School Assembly. He will also present the school with two aquatic tanks to assist with their Grades 2 and 3 pupils researching the ‘Wax Month’ to determine if they do indeed eat plastic

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Aputula (Finke) update from the Desert Race

June 15, 2018

There has been a lot happening in Finke  – and not just the Finke Desert Race 2018! Here are just some of the updates: A dedicated waste area was set up for the race camp for Finke’s long weekend.  Thank you to all the visitors and the campers who did really well by putting the rubbish

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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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