2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – ENGAWALA

July 20, 2019

Congratulations on Engawala on winning the following Awards for the 2018 National Territory Tidy Towns program: Litter Management Community Participation ENGAWALA is located some 200 km north east of Alice Springs on Alcoota Station which is one of the Territory’s oldest pastoral leases. It was handed back to the traditional owners back in 2012. The

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Plastic Free July

June 26, 2019

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics? Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste. Here are

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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – HERMANNSBURG (NTARIA)

June 26, 2019

Congratulations on Hermansburg (NTAIA) on winning the following Awards for the 2018 National Territory Tidy Towns program: Litter Management Community Participation HERMANNSBURG (NTAIA) is located approximately 130Km west of Alice Springs and commenced its beginnings back in 1877. It now boasts a population of nearly 700  residents. Hermannsburg’s settlement is based at the remote foothills of

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“Bang it & Bin It” this Territory Day

June 1, 2019

Keep Australia Beautiful is pleading and urging all Territorians to  be responsible and bin their ‘Territory Day’ fireworks litter (spent fireworks cartridges, food and drinks containers, rubbish, etc) after Territory Day fireworks on Saturday night 1st July 2019. Territory Day Firework litter left discarded on beaches, in our parks and on roadways is unsightly and poses a danger and risk to people,

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Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) WINS National Award and takes home several 2019 Australia Sustainable Community Awards

April 12, 2019

 The Central Australian MacDonnell Regional Council desert community township of Santa Teresa (Ltyentye Apurte) has done Northern Territory extremely proud and is Australia’s 2019 outright WINNER as well as winner of the Litter Prevention Category, Environmental Communication and Engagement Category, Community Health, Wellbeing and Interest Category, Young legend Category plus the well-deserved ‘Highly Commended’ recipients

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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – ADELAIDE RIVER

March 25, 2019

Congratulations to Adelaide River on winning the Litter Management Award for the 2018 Northern Territory Tidy Towns program with Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT! ADELAIDE RIVER is located at the crossing of Stuart Highway over the Adelaide River some 110 km south of Darwin. The community settlement commenced back in 1870 as a base for workers

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Warruwi School

March 4, 2019

Warruwi is a town located in the Arnhem Land region of the NT. Students at Warruwi School have been extremely busy! Click on the images below to read their weekly newsletter with an update including weekly clean up of the community. Well done – we appreciate your effort in keeping the NT clean and tidy!

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Why is Parap Primary an Eco-School?

February 27, 2019

Listen to what Parap Primary School teacher Chelsea Collins has to say about the Eco-Schools program and why Parap Primary are Eco warriors.   Parap Primary School and Eco-Schools Wondering whether to join the Eco-Schools program? Listen to what Parap Primary School teacher Chelsea Collins has to say about it. Read more here: https://view.joomag.com/nt-government-department-of-education-annual-report-2017-18-department-of-education-annual-report-2017-18/0620098001542929690?short Posted

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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – JABIRU

February 25, 2019

The 2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award for LITTER MANAGEMENT, COMMENDATION Care goes to JABIRU. JABIRU is located approximately 250Km southeast of Darwin. It is the major town in the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. It has an approximate population of 1,000 people. This commendation is given in appreciation for community’s sustained Litter Control efforts and in

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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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