Coral is developing a taste for plastics

November 1, 2017

CORALS are under threat from pollution in our seas because they enjoy the taste of plastic, scientists believe. There are fears for the future of the marine organisms which form ecosystems such as the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. While seagulls, turtles and fish may mistake plastic for prey, a study suggests corals deliberately eat

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Alice Springs Territory Tidy Towns Forum

October 24, 2017

We’re looking forward to the Alice Springs Forum taking place on Friday as part of the Territory Tidy Towns awards ceremony. We invite all community and residents to come along to take part in this workshop. There is no charge for this workshop, but please email us if you’d like to attend for catering purposes at

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Galuwinku

October 2, 2017

The town of Galuwinku is doing looking very clean and tidy!  Congrats on the hard work and effort involved in keeping the town tidy and litter free. Galuwinku is taking part in the Territory Tidy Towns program, which is open to all communities in the NT.  Find out how you can get involved here.  

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Finke Litter Project

September 6, 2017

The small remote township and community of Finke (in MacDonnell Region of NT) is a very beautiful, clean and tidy desert town.  They are working hard towards the “Territory Tidy Towns” program. Here are some photos of the team in our small township community of Finke getting creative by building 3D aluminium ‘FINKE’ sign.

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Manunda Eco School update

August 27, 2017

Great write up in the paper about Manunda Primary School in the NT that is an Eco School. They have a range of initiatives including recycling toner cartridges, auditing power usage and wastage and building a chicken coop out of recycled materials. Great work, keep it up! To find out how your school can be

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Ltyentye Catholic School leads the way

August 24, 2017

Ltyentye Catholic School at Santa Teresa is leading the way with the creation of their “Community Education Pamphlet”. “This would have to be one of the best initiatives that I’ve seen originate from a Northern Territory School and community. This is absolutely excellent work, it demonstrates commitment and leadership on your behalf and it addresses issue of

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Winners of 2017 Inaugural Senior’s Garden Competition

August 22, 2017

Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT has announced its first Senior’s Garden Competition award winners –  the first of many more to come. The competition was fierce and the judges had a tough time deciding after viewing all the beautiful gardens, however the winners have been decided and are as follows: Keep Australia Beautiful Council NT

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Litter Rally: 21-27th August 2017

August 10, 2017

As part of Keep Australia Beautiful week, we encourage Territorians to join us and take the pledge: As part of Keep Australia Beautiful week I pledge to: –  Pick-up at least one piece of litter per day between the 21st-27th of August 2017. –  Dispose of litter in the correct manner following best practice waste

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