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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Calling all student film makers!

June 3, 2019

How do you encourage the community to recycle? We want students around Australia to create a one minute film encouraging their community to recycle their old mobile phones. The theme for the competition is Use it or recycle it. We want people to think about how they can reuse old mobile phones and if they have reached the end of their life –

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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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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – IMANPA

May 30, 2019

Congratulations on Imanpa on winning the following Awards for the 2018 National Territory Tidy Towns program: Litter Management Community Participation Imanpa is located approximately 200Km southwest of Alice Springs and 160 km East of Uluru,  with approx 200 residents. This commendation is given in appreciation for community’s sustained litter control efforts particularly over the last

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2018 Territory Tidy Towns Award – NHULUNBUY (GOVE)

April 8, 2019

Congratulations on Nhulunbuy (Gove) on winning the following Awards for the 2018 National Territory Tidy Towns program: Community Participation Waste Management Award BEST LARGE Nhulunbuy Corporation, which is owned by Rio Tinto, acts like a local council for the township of Nhulunbuy. Nhulunbuy is located on the Gove Peninsula at the northern tip of Arnhem

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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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Litter Legends 2019 – Grants now available

February 27, 2019

Take part in the 2019 Litter Legends Campaign and apply for a $500 litter grant to implement a project to reduce litter and improve recycling in your school and community. To be eligible for the grant, your school must be a registered financial Eco-School. Registration is free & funded by Wrigley!  You can find out more here.

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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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