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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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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