Yamba Tidy Town Roadshow

June 26, 2017

We are extremely proud to be working with Yangapi Productions to deliver a Yamba Litter Education performance to communities in MacDonnell Regional Council. The Roadshow kicks off 29th June and will be visiting throughout MadDonnell Regional Council to visit 13 communities.  The Roadshow will raise community awareness through key messaging related to litter management and linked to

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NEW – Senior’s Beautiful Garden Competition Launched!

June 13, 2017

Costa, the ABC Gardening Host, is encouraging all Seniors in the Top End to enter the inaugural Seniors’s Beautiful Gardens Competition 2017! Brought to you in conjunction with COTA NT and PROBUS, this garden competition is open to all Top End Seniors to enter. For more information or to enter your garden, please contact Heimo

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“Bang it & Bin It” this Territory Day

May 29, 2017

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 2017. 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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Plastic Bag Ban

May 29, 2017

A recent article from ABC Radio Darwin about the plastic bag ban stated: “Northern Territory environmental groups have claimed the Government’s legislation banning plastic bags has failed in its intent to reduce unwanted litter. Laws prohibiting single-use plastic bags less than 35 microns in thickness was introduced to the Territory in September 2011. But Heimo Schober,

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Maningrida tidies up!

May 29, 2017

The Team in Maningrida are doing an excellent job in tidying up their town.  Maningrida has historically had a very disappointingly low ‘litter rating index’ for years but we’re so relieved that a ‘Champion’ has stepped forward to guide Maningrida towards continuous improvement. We see WARC Council leading the way in partnership with CDP, Store staff,  school students

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Tipperary Station School – 2016 Litter Less Grant Recipient

May 22, 2017

Tipperary Station School was one of 20 schools selected to receive a grant sponsored by the Wrigley Foundation in 2016 for the 2016 Litter Less project. Tipperary Station School, 29 km off the Daly River Road and 190 km from Darwin, is a very small School in the Northern Territory with only six students (four pictured in their garden).

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National Tidy Town Winners 2017 Announced

May 18, 2017

Keep Australia Beautiful has announced the winners of the 2017 Australian Tidy Towns Awards. The sustainability and litter‐fighting organisation set out to recognise the hard work undertaken by individuals and groups in rural communities and share these best practices and ideas to continue to improve our vibrant rural towns. Running since 1990, the national awards

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Areyonga, the Beautiful

May 11, 2017

Having been named the Territory Tidy Town, the people of Areyonga recently showcased their community to the national Tidy Town judge ahead of attending the national awards in Tasmania . The day culminated with a community barbeque on the basketball courts where the local ladies choir gave an impromptu performance for the visiting judge. See Areyonga

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Areyonga (Utju) in the running for national Tidy Town Award

May 2, 2017

The Central Australian township of Areyonga (Utju) is in the running to take out a national award that will recognise the community’s efforts in sustainable practices, litter reduction and beautification. As the Territory’s 2016 Tidiest Town, Areyonga will represent the Northern Territory at the Keep Australia Beautiful, Australian Tidy Towns Awards in Tasmania. Keep Australia

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