Need some inspiration for your Eco School?

January 15, 2019

Some ‘Eco-School’ ideas for consideration (either with Pre School, or Primary School, Middle School and High Schools) Create ‘Eco-Warriors’ or ‘Green Teams’ – Leadership groups within each Class or House (Students could design badges) Create ‘Eco-Code’ suitable and applicable to School – e.g.  ‘Respect Country’,  ‘Strong Country’, ‘Clean and Green’, etc Anti-litter sings (students draw

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Santa Teresa wins big for the Best Regional Council

November 29, 2018

The Grand Ballroom of Darwin’s SkyCity casino shone from the community pride Santa Teresa representatives displayed at the gala awards ceremony when they were named the Territory Tidy Town. After being highly commended and named winner in several categories at the recent Keep Australia Beautiful (NT) Tidy Towns awards, our remote Aboriginal community of Santa

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Younger generation recognised at Tidy Town Awards

November 22, 2018

Parap Primary School and Areyonga school have been recognised at the 2018 Territory Tidy Towns Awards for their commitment to promoting and creating eco-friendly sustainable communities. Keep Australia Beautiful Council Northern Territory CEO, Heimo Schober, said both schools were leading the way in environmental change in their communities and region. “The schools have been recognised for the

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Territory Tidy Town Award goes to Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte)!

November 22, 2018

  We are proud to announce that the MacDonnell Regional township of Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) has won the 2018 Northern Territory Tidiest Town accolade on the weekend in Darwin! Heimo Schober (Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT CEO) said Santa Teresa’s (Ltyentye Apurte) key stakeholder’s dedication and collaborative work to keeping their community tidy and

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Territory Tidy Town 2018 Winners

November 9, 2018

Congratulations to all the 2018 Territory Tidy Townswinners who were announced at the Annual Gala Awards Night at Darwin Sky City Ballroom on 9th November. 2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award Winners List: Litter Management –  ATITJERE Litter Management –  TENNANT CREEK Litter Management –  JABIRU Litter Management –  SANTA TERESA (LTYENTYE APURTE) Litter Management –

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Santa Teresa Territory Tidy Town round up

November 8, 2018

A terrific community clean-up day was held with most agencies involved. Atyenhenge Atherre Aboriginal Corporation (AAAC) provided prizes for the tidiest yard in Eastside, New House and Old Village.  Prizes were recycled tyre pieces! The local men’s shed made up some simple recycling containers for the office and they have been very well used! A Horse

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Darwin Middle School Eco-School videos released!

November 7, 2018

These videos were created by Darwin Middle School students for the Eco-Schools Australia “Young Reporters for the Environment” competition. To find out how your school can sign up to be an Eco-School (which is free!), please click here.                      

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Territory Tidy Towns Hots Up

November 6, 2018

Top End communities have been ‘stepping up their game’ in a bid to take the Territory Tidy Town mantle from MacDonnell Regional Council communities. They are hoping that hosting the 2018 Territory Tidy Town awards ceremony in Darwin will be the home ground advantage needed to steel the silverware away from Central Australia. Competition for

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Gunbalanya Tidy Towns Video

November 1, 2018

The Youth of Gunbalaya have put together this video to showcase the hard work they have been demonstrating to raise awareness around littering and maintain a ‘Tidy Town’ as part of the Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT Initiative.   During the school holidays of October 2018, a day was spent doing the right thing by

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Congrats to Nightcliff Primary School on Eco-School Silver Award!

November 1, 2018

Nightcliff Primary School joined the Eco School journey several years ago and has continued to strive towards being an environmentally-conscious school. Their Eco-Committee, the ‘Eco-Warriors’, is comprised of a dedicated group of over 45 Year 5 and 6 students who strive to make Nightcliff Primary School (NPS) as sustainable as possible. The group, led by

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