Areyona National Judging Trip

April 20, 2017

The National Judging of the Tidy Towns took place in March 2017. The judges travelled to Areyonga, the NT National winner, to view the town. Special mention to the Areyonga Community Champion (Strong Woman) Daphine Puntjina for her recognised efforts and commitment to the beautiful community and Northern Territory town of Areyonga. (See photo below,

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From little things big things grow

March 29, 2017

Parap Primary School is calling on the Top End community to get on board to help make Darwin a more environmentally friendly place to live! The school’s  ‘Eco Committee’, made up of students, parents and teachers, has been busy making reusable shopping bags (based on the Boomerang Bags initiative) to distribute at markets and local

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Inaugural BE CROCWISE Award

November 30, 2016

Congratulations to Humpty Doo Primary School All Stars Centre who are the first ever Territory school to receive the inaugural and very special ‘BE CROCWISE’ School Award, which was held in partnership with Parks and Wildlife Commission NT and Keep Australia Beautiful Eco-schools this year. Over the past four terms, All Stars Centre students have

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How ‘Robocroc’ can clean up our waterways

November 25, 2016

We were very impressed by this innovative entry from the Year 1’s and Transition students at Berry Springs Primary School as part of the BE CROCWISE Schools Award Entry. Click here: T1 HARRIS ROBO CROC Find out more about the BE CROCWISE program and how your school can get involved – there’s lots of programs and

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Winners of the 2016 Northern Territory Tidy Town Competition

October 21, 2016

Many Central Australian communities and regional councils have won awards in the 2016 Northern Territory Tidiest Town Award ceremony, held recently in Darwin. The overall winner was the Central Australian township of Areyonga which won the 2016 Northern Territory Tidiest Town Award. Keep Australia Beautiful Council (NT) CEO, Heimo Schober, said that Areyonga residents have

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Parap Primary School Eco Warriers

September 28, 2016

Parap Primary School is just one of the many schools involved in the Eco Schools programme – as detailed in this article from the NT News. Please get in touch to find out more and how your school can get involved.

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Working to make Santa Teresa a Territory Tidy Town

August 30, 2016

Ltyentye Apurte Catholic School is working with ‘Keep Australia Beautiful’ and MacDonnell Regional Council to make Santa Teresa a Tidy Town. If you’re not familiar with Territory Tidy Towns, it is an initiative run by Keep Australia Beautiful Council Northern Territory to ‘promote and encourage sustainable communities and better living with improved quality of life.’

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WIN a Green Garden Pack for your School!

August 14, 2016

Update: this competition has now closed.  Congratulations to Renae Haygarth on winning the prize and to Nightcliff Middle Primary School! Keep Your School Green and Beautiful to Win! You could win a $500 Green Garden pack for your school.  Comes with a Worm Farm, Compost Bins, Native Trees and everything you need to get keep

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National Tree Day – 11th August

August 1, 2016

Embrace your inner green thumb for National Tree Day. Judy Maddalozzo Art and Wellbeing Events in conjunction with Keep Australia Beautiful, CoolAustralia and Planet Ark are inviting the wider community to embrace their inner green thumbs by digging in for a National Tree Day event in their neighbourhood. The National Tree Day event is taking

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